Another good campaign ad from Joel Demos (R CAND, MN-05).

    I am remiss about not writing on it until now: it took The Other McCain to remind me. Joel’s donations page is here; but I need to point out something that many of you may not want to hear. To wit: there are 430 House races where there is a GOP candidate (which was incredibly good work by the NRCC).  Of them, over half are | Read More »

    Another good campaign ad from Joel Demos (R CAND, MN-05).

    I am remiss about not writing on it until now: it took The Other McCain to remind me. Joel’s donations page is here; but I need to point out something that many of you may not want to hear. To wit: there are 430 House races where there is a GOP candidate (which was incredibly good work by the NRCC).  Of them, over half are | Read More »

    “I’m delighted there are lobbyists in Washington.”

    El Tinklenberg is the man who oversaw the Minnesota roads infrastructure that the nation witness collapse. He is also challenging Michelle Bachmann in MN-06. Here he is talking to a group of people in Minnesota about going to Washington and he is “delighted there are lobbyists in Washington.” Sounds just like the type of guy we need up there. A regular John Murtha.

    The NRCC Problem

    Yesterday I vented about the NRCC pulling money from Michelle Bachmann’s race. A friend at the NRCC emailed me and pointed out that the NRCC is legally not allowed to talk to or coordinate with the Bachmann campaign for independent expenditures. It has to be an independent decision. And Tom Cole did not order the expenditures yanked. There is, in fact, a separate office from | Read More »

    NRCC Yanks Funding From Michelle Bachmann (UPDATED)

    Let’s just call Tom Cole (R-OK), the head of the NRCC, what he is: a douchebag. Some of you will be upset by the language, but I think it is an accurate description. We chronicled for you the need to ditch Tom Cole from the NRCC months ago. Sure, we knew it was going to be a bad year, but Cole seemed more interested in | Read More »