We’re Big in Dubai
June 8, 2006
Dean Spiliotes, research director at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP), spoke to a Reuters News Service reporter for a story that appeared in the Khaleej Times, in the United Arab Emerites. He was discussing the scheme to use hang-up calls to interrupt Democrats’ 2002 get-out-the-vote efforts in New Hampshire.
“At first it seemed like he (recently sentenced James Tobin) was a free agent working on his own with maybe one or two people. But then pretty quickly we saw that the Republican National Committee was spending millions to help with his legal defense. That shot up some pretty large red flags among people in the state,” Spiliotes was quoted as saying.