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Who are the strategists?

Posted by African Press International on June 19, 2017

By Abraham Mutwol

For the uninitiated, Presidential elections are won or lost at the strategic boiler rooms where the best brains brood over data and strategies 24/7.

Sample these:
#Donald Trump campaign was in a free fall until he brought in respected data cruncher Kellyann Conway. Conway, the first female manager to spearhead a winning presidential campaign in American history, went on to instill discipline in Trumps campaign.

#David Axelrod, a respected communication guru, is credited with the success of Obamas 2008 winning presidential campaign. He is the one who came up with the slogan, YES WE CAN!

#George Bush Jr won the US presidency twice on the strength of the brilliance of renowned political strategist Karl Rove.

#Bill Clinton’s improbable win in the 1992 US presidential elections is credited to two greatest political strategists of their time: Paul Begela and James Caville.

And the question that begs for answers is this: Who are the strategists for Raila Amolo Odinga and Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta?

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