From the daily archives: Friday, January 27, 2006

I’m not really sure what to file this under. I want to say “You Gotta Be Fucking Kidding Me”, but then again it could also go under “This Has To Be A Joke”. I guess I’ll just include a “see also”.

To be honest with you, this post sat in draft for a week now. Not until today when I got an email from John Sauter of ODP did I attempt to go back to it and blog on it. See, it makes me sick to my stomach and I hate that feeling. It also gave me chest pains […]

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Ney Skeered?

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Word is Bob Ney has the jitters and hired some undercover cops from Chillicothe for his announcement today. Had the restaurant staked out since like 9am – LOL. Sounding like there might be some form of a protest complete with bagpipes (those always did remind me of death and hopefully this is the death of a campaign).

I’ll be on the road in a bit to visit family in KY, but when I get an update I’ll let you know…might even have some photos!

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Here’s How You Do It

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Been meaning to blog about this for some time. Given Jill’s wonderful prod to find productive things to do with the Chris Redfern blog snub, I figured this a good opportunity. This is how you do blogger outreach:

I recently got an email from Cassie Gaffney, the deputy campaign manager for Joe Sulzer who is running against Ney in the 18th District. She starts with:

I wanted to introduce myself to you. My name is Cassie Gaffney, I’m the deputy campaign manager for Joe Sulzer who is running for Congress in Bob Ney’s district.

Introductions. Always the way to […]

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Redfern’s Dismissal of Blogs

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Had to comment on this before I hit hay. Jill’s post about her meeting with Chris Redfern got some reaction from a couple of prominent lefty bloggers (OH02 and BSB). Like others have pointed out, Jill’s stuff is always well written and entertaining. There is more there than Redfern’s dismissal but we bloggers like to focus first on getting slapped in the face with the white glove of establishmentality:

If he were in a position akin to that of a media placement advisor for a corporation, but doing so for a politician, what percentage of a budget […]

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