An Update on the Ad Wars
You can tell a lot about a campaign's strategy based on which ads they are running in which states
David Axelrod, the former Obama political strategist and host of the very excellent Hacks on Tap podcast, has an axiom (I can’t believe it took me nearly a decade and a half of working with Axelrod to come up with this pun) that the more free press a campaign generates, the less ads matter. In other words, ads are hugely impactful in Congressional races…
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