Jim Messina

Hollywood’s White House

Column: Tinsel Town has hijacked Obama’s campaign

John Carter, Battleship, The Dictator, Dark Shadows—add Barack Obama’s campaign to the list of Hollywood bombs shelling the 2012 summer box office. Like them, Obama for America is in the red, and reviews are not positive.

Candidate of Fear

Column: Desperate for cash, president tries to scare women, antiwar groups, unions, Democrats into giving

Barack Obama is now the candidate of fear. The press is so occupied by the Republican horserace that it has missed one of the biggest stories of the age: the Obama team’s adoption of tactics that the president would have ruled out as “politics as usual” only four years ago. The shift is born of necessity.

Obama Pollster Works for Soros group

Campaign manager inadvertently makes disclosure in Twitter fight

During a Twitter feud Wednesday, President Obama’s re-election campaign manager Jim Messina inadvertently revealed that Obama for America has hired Sergio Bendixen, a pollster who also represents an organization founded by left-wing billionaire George Soros.