Want to know where the presidential election was REALLY being fought this summer? It wasn’t in big cities such as L.A. and New York, Chicago and D.C. It wasn’t overseas, when GOP candidate Mitt Romney visited England, Israel and Poland.
The REAL political fight was in towns such as “Zanesville, Ohio; Sioux City and Davenport, Iowa; Charlottesville, Virginia; and Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada.” That’s the conclusion of a Wells Fargo analyst looking at which markets had the biggest jumps in political spending in July.
As Woodward and Bernstein were told back in the Watergate days, “Follow the money.” That’s where you’ll find the political fight.
Read more here: http://www.deadline.com/2012/08/political-ad-spending-tv/