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Written for Huffington Post by Steve Early
In 2008, millions of Obama-for-president volunteers got fired up about electoral politics in a way they hadn’t been before. The incoming president’s 12 million strong army of active online supports threatened to upend the balance of power in Washington — and Obama promised to do just that.
Instead, the administration consciously chose a different route, working the inside game and letting the powerful list linger, as former White House official Van Jones lays out in his memoir.
For a glimpse at the road not taken, look no further than Torie Osborn. Read more…