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Joe Trippi embraces the ‘anti-status quo’ (like Jeff Greene)

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Six years ago, Joe Trippi was heralded as the man who was reinventing campaigning for the Internet era on behalf of the outsider who nearly became the Democratic standard-bearer. In the 2010 cycle, he’s becoming known as the man throwing bombs at the establishment working for a string of primary challenges, most notably Jeff Greene in Florida, at a time when Democrats are fighting hard to avoid them. He pushes back hard against the label, but Democratic establishment types are now calling…

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Joe Trippi embraces the ‘anti-status quo’ (like Jeff Greene)

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Six years ago, Joe Trippi was heralded as the man who was reinventing campaigning for the Internet era on behalf of the outsider who nearly became the Democratic standard-bearer. In the 2010 cycle, he’s becoming known as the man throwing bombs at the establishment working for a string of primary challenges, most notably Jeff Greene in Florida, at a time when Democrats are fighting hard to avoid them. He pushes back hard against the label, but Democratic establishment types are now calling…

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I was the first person to jump on the Rod Smith bandwagon

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I have to take the credit. I was the first person to jump on the Rod Smith bandwagon. It was about a year ago, when I first spoke with Screven Watson and then met Senator Smith, that I immediately knew he was going to be the Democratic candidate for governor. Eveyone that was supporting Smith at that point had known him for a while, so they can’t say they “jumped on the bandwagon”; they were the bandwagon. By supporting him…

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