You’ve read all of your free items this month. To register, get added benefits and unlimited access to articles, Become a Member. Already a Member? Sign in. Advertising Age Article Abstract Is Manic-Depressive Freaking Out a Good Marketing Strategy for the Democrats? The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Seems to Think the Way to Energize Its Base Is to Act Desperate By Simon Dumenco, Published on May 05, 2014 2 Want more Access, Content & Connections? Upgrade to Membership. We are glad you are enjoying Advertising Age. To get uninterrupted access and additional benefits, become a member today. Become a Member Already a member? Log in.