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Bob Dole made several errors when planning and executing his recent campaign for the presidency These errors eventually cost him the election and allowed Bill Clinton to win a second term despite Doles adherent belief that the American people would not re-elect him Bob Doles errors stemmed from his inability to take advice from his campaign managers his unwillingness to stick with a consistent message throughout his campaign and his inability to begin his war against the incumbent early in the election year Bob Dole is an old-fashioned man of the generation on its way out of governmental control He is a man from an age before the intense rigors of running a national election before the multitude of spin-doctors needed to conduct a successful campaign before the television era swept through the country forcing a whole new plethora of requirements upon candidates seeking national office Because of this Bob Dole is a man who wanted to run his election as he believes is right on his own terms by his own decisions He continually refused to take the advise of wife and his campaign advisors allowing Clinton to discover his huge lead in the polls and allowing Clinton to hold on to that lead Dole failed to talk about values early in his campaign instead deciding that he would talk about values if thats what it took Yet by making this decision Dole resigned himself to speaking about values only when every other attempt had failed making it seem like a last-ditch effort to ressurect his failing campaign This time around would have to be different from 1988 Dole would have to delegate responsibility and not try to run his own campaign on whim Dole was doomed if he tried to take too big of a hand in how his campaign was run he failed in 1988 when he tried it then and he failed again in 1996 when he did it again Doles
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