Former Obama adviser and memoirist David Axelrod has taken his talents to Great Britain to advise the Labor Party ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for May. Fittingly, he’s facing off against another former Obama adviser, Jim Messina, who is consulting for Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party.
In addition to advising President Obama to lie about his gay marriage position, Axelrod oversaw the Democratic Party’s efforts to accuse Republicans of waging a “war on women”—a tactic he is apparently trying to deploy overseas. Axelrod has pivoted from mocking Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment during a debate, to using pink busses full of women to campaign for female votes:
A political consulting firm founded by Obama administration confidante David Axelrod has been far more involved in backing controversial Nigerian presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari than previously disclosed, according to a series of emails obtained by the Washington Free Beacon and interviews with sources on the ground.