2008 Yes We Can Hitch Ourselves to the Bandwagon
posted by August 20 at 10:20 AMon
I mentioned this yesterday during the primary night Slog-fest, but it seems worth floating on the day side, too. It appears that Obama’s mantra of “Yes we can” is taking off as a down-ticket campaign slogan, popping up in spontaneous cheers at the primary night party for Gov. Gregoire and stamped across the cover of a new glossy handout that I received at the primary night party held by eastside Congressional candidate Darcy Burner:
There’s been a lot of talk in political circles about whether (and how) Obama’s candidacy will provide the promised lift in down-ballot races, and yesterday’s double shot of non-Obama “Yes we can”-ing here in Washington made me wonder if there’s some sort of coordinated roll-out of “Yes we can” as the official Democratic rallying cry this year.
Burner told me that’s not the case. “It’s not coordinated,” she said. “It’s just resonant.”