Former Obama Campaign Staffer Stephanie Cutter On The DNC’s Mistake In Limiting Debates And Lack Of Depth On Their Bench
HH: From the MGM Grand Hotel, the Washington Post is doing a special pregame special of which I am a part tonight at the MGM Grand, as is Stephanie Cutter sitting across from me on the radio row here, which is one radio show. Of course, you know her from Crossfire. You know her from the Obama White House and the Obama campaign. You know her from the Clinton White House. She is now a partner at Precision Strategies. You can follow her on Twitter, @SefCutter, and it’s STEF, not PH, @StefCutter. Stephanie Cutter, welcome back, good to have you on the Hugh Hewitt Show.
SC: Thanks for having me.
HH: You’ve been in these rooms before. What are they doing tonight in the suites over at the Wynn, where I assume they’re all staying?
SC: Well, I would imagine they all have their own, you know, preparation moments happening right now. I know for President Obama, when we were preparing for a debate, he needed some alone time, and then to see one or two people just before he walked on stage. So I would imagine people have their rituals and they’re following them. There’s nothing more you can prep for at this point. You just have to get yourself psychologically ready to walk out on that stage. Continue Reading