CA-10 Open Thread.
Everybody wants to talk about the VA/NJ races, or NY-23, which makes sense: they’re gripping. But all the way over in CA-10 is a race between Republican David Harmer and Democrat Lt Gov. John Garamendi; one that Garamendi seems determined to win pretty much in spite of himself. It’s a hard district for a Republican to win, being D+11; but Harmer isn’t running as anything | Read More »
(h/t: Instapundit) California’s come up with another way to ensure that when the state finally crashes, it’s really going to crash: California to withhold a bigger chunk of paychecks The amount goes up 10% on Sunday as Sacramento borrows from taxpayers. Technically, it’s not an income tax increase: You’ll get the money back eventually. Reporting from Los Angeles and Sacramento – Starting Sunday, cash-strapped California | Read More »
I’ve written about David Harmer before. He is in a very close election out in CA-10, running in a special election to replace former Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher.As Jim Geraghty noted yesterday, Harmer is running full steam ahead into the public option in his district, which leans blue, but in which Harmer is polling very, very well against a state wide elected Democrat — California’s Lieutenant | Read More »
Can you believe it? In the next few hours, we will be only 9 days away from the November 3rd election. That means that it is time to really start working. And all of our candidates need prayers. Not only candidates, but ballot initiatives in Maine. So, starting today, nine days out, I am going to say 9 Hail Marys daily for- Doug Hoffman, the | Read More »
And if a further level of dumb is needed, there’s John Garamendi (D) levels of dumb. In order of dumbness: Dumb. Not doing elementary fact-checking before you send out a campaign flyer that mixes up your opponent with a guy from another state. As Jim Geraghty put it: “Same name, different guy.” Dumber. Not being mature enough to apologize when your smear is caught and | Read More »