Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Detroit News Talks to Sandler about Gov. Snyder's Relationship with Legislature

'A lot of common ground'

Republican political consultant Stu Sandler dismissed the notion that Snyder has lost control of the Legislative agenda."On most of his major initiatives, he's had a lot of common ground," Sandler said.
"I think he still has a lot of momentum and is in very good standing with the Legislature and elected officials across the state.

From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120416/POLITICS02/204160348#ixzz1sI7fJvI7

Monday, April 2, 2012

Campaigns and Elections: How Republicans Should Talk About the Auto Bailout by Stu Sandler

There’s a misconception that Republicans coldly told Detroit to go bankrupt. That’s completely untrue. Republicans were supportive of a restructuring. Today, the auto industry has improved in Michigan. Republicans and Democrats alike understood that the industry needed restructuring. But Obama taking credit for the auto turnaround offends the hard work of the employees of Chrysler, General Motors, and Ford for that matter.

The president was not the CEO of General Motors or Chrysler. He didn’t work on the line. He didn’t discuss changing the marketing or supply-chain. It’s offensive for Obama and his administration to take credit for all the hard work and all the difficult decisions people in the auto industry made. Autoworkers have their pride. 

To read the whole article go to:  http://bit.ly/Hafaw8