Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Veterans or campaign cash? Tillis chooses $$$.

  In 2014, the Tillis campaign for US Senate smacked Kay Hagan around for skipping an important hearing for a campaign fundraiser.  In 2020, it appears ol’ Thom and his team are  doing the SAME DOGGONE thing they jumped on Miss Kay about:   Senator…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-09: Oh, look. A poll …

  These things just seem to pop up out of nowhere:   A new poll released this week shows the Republican candidate for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District special election with an early lead over his Democrat challenger.   Of the 350 respondents, all of which…

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NC-09: The drive-by media “discovers” B-roll video footage

  I swear these people remind me of the monkeys in this scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey.      The drive-by media has come across a YouTube page featuring stock footage — known in the industry as ‘B-Roll’ — of Dan Bishop and his…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

‘Circle of Death’? (Seriously ????) Drive-Bys, GOPe fight to save Tilli$$

  Never mind the polling that shows he’s got 40 percent support with 30 percent undecided in a FOUR-WAY race.  Or 90% name Id and 45% re-elect numbers.   Never mind his 59% conservative rating from Heritage Action or his 38% rating from Conservative Review….

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NC-03: Push-polling 101

  Voters in the Third Congressional District are getting some rather wild phone calls ahead of July’s runoff primary for Congress. They’re called push polls.  So,  the Greg Murphy campaign is doing a little public service to help voters know when they are being victimized…

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Tillis: “I’m not concerned about winning a primary, and I’m not concerned about getting re-elected”

    Good for YOU.  Why worry about things that are UNLIKELY to happen?         Mark Walker — known to the US Department of Justice as “Public Official A” — is still enjoying his time in the sun as a potential  Tillis…

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#ncpol: Club For Growth taking aim at Tillis?

    They went 1-1 in the two special congressional primaries in  this state this year.  But the fiscally-conservative Club For Growth played a huge role in getting Ted Budd elected to Congress and Renee Ellmers removed from Congress.   A release today from the…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

The Swamp pulling out all stops to save Tilli$$$

  Apparently, it’s SOP in DC GOPe circles to get all hard-nosed and mafioso on consultants who dare to work for primary challengers to congressional incumbents.  (Especially those incumbents who are in good standing with leadership and the lobbyists.)   Here’s one example that touches…

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NC-03: Murphy returns from DC confab with Meadows, Freedom Caucus; unveils TV and radio ads highlighting his relationship with them

  GOP candidate Greg Murphy  wants Third District voters to know that, in most House debates, you’ll find him alongside Mark Meadows, Jim Jordan and the rest of The House Freedom Caucus.  The Freedom Caucus is known as one of the most loyal groups to…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tilli$$$ 2020: Feel The Love

  You post an innocuous piece of pro-Trump propaganda and get blasted with 345 (and counting) nasty comments.  A handful of them appear to be liberals.  But quite a few look and sound like betrayed supporters.   Let’s go to Facebook, shall we? :  …