The Democrat Governors Association’s new executive director has some splainin to do
When you live in a one-party state you get sort of numb to all sorts of shenanigans. Earlier in the year my RedMaryland colleague, Mark Newgent, exposed the efforts by the minions of our governor to bury a really bad employment report. They stonewalled him. But they misunderestimated his doggedness. Promoted from the diaries by streiff. Remember that pessimistic July employment report on the Maryland Department | Read More »
The DGA spins a bad night.
They’re claiming that their group “exceeded expectations” by holding the RGA to a ‘mere’ +6 GOP gain overall, with five Democratic pickups and one Independent one. To begin with, that number is still up in the air: the Minnesota results have not yet come in… but even if you spot the Democrats that one, this is, well, a silly thing for the DGA to say. | Read More »
To the #DGA : now THIS is a campaign ad.
Seeing as the one that the Democratic Governors Association came up with recently was simultaneously: foul-mouthed; pathetically lame; and very possibly in violation of American copyright law… I’d thought that I’d take pity on the poor, doomed fellows and let them take a look at what a good campaign ad looks like. From the RGA, a reminder that there’s an election in 14 weeks: 14 | Read More »
Ho! Netrooters! 3PM PST DGA panel!
That’s the Democratic Governors’ Association, which spent 800K of your money to attack President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and other Democratic leaders! Isn’t the RGA just swell? Anyway, why don’t you stop by and have a chat with the DGA about their priorities? – unless, of course, all y’all are as gutless as everybody says that you are. I mean, after all, the DGA might not | Read More »
The Democratic Governors Association Spent $800,000.00 Attacking Barack Obama
I believe that the topical response to this would be “You’re doing it wrong.” Major Dem donors who wrote checks to the Democratic Governors Association funded a below-the-radar campaign that attacked Pres. Obama and other Dem all-stars, all in hopes of knocking off a strong GOP challenger. [snip] Iowans for Responsible Government is a 527 group founded by Rob Tully, the former state Dem Party | Read More »
If you’re wondering just how seriously you need to take this article about the Great Gubernatorial War of 2010: Nick Ayers, the executive director of the Republican Governors Association, offers this preview of what’s at stake in the 37 gubernatorial races in November. Between now and Election Day, the association and its Democratic counterpart will be engaged in “a $100 million-plus chess match for control | Read More »