Like fine wine, Lee Fisher’s inherent qualities only get better with age.? They distill down to a perfection.? With Lee’s demand for an ODP endorsement last week, and his arrogant climb down today, Lee’s true colors shine through, in particular, how and why he always loses.
Lee Fisher assumes he’s won before he’s actually won, every single time.? This assumption governs everything in any campaign Lee is conducting, right up until reality smacks Lee in the face.? At which point, Lee then goes to desperation tactics, which themselves backfire, but more importantly, reveal Lee’s inner character beyond any doubt.
Lee has looked past this primary May 4 since day one.? That has always been a colossal error.? This error dawned on Lee last week.? Lee’s response was to desperately attempt to strong arm his way into a cheaper postage rate.? The desperation was so evident that 74,000 emails were sent to the executive committee Lee still claims are in his pocket.
Perhaps they aren’t.? They know Lee Fisher, too, and they just found out how high a price there will be to pay for Lee Fisher’s incompetence, via hundreds and hundreds of emails into their inboxes.? Bailing Lee Fisher out of yet another flawed assumption ain’t worth it.? Not for the ODP executive committee, not for ODP itself, and not for our ticket.
So Lee sends out another letter, dripping with a condescension exceeded only by his stooge Bill Demora’s childish response to the plain fact that Democrats in Ohio are not interested in bailing Lee out, either.? The end result – another Lee Fisher created clusterfuck, resulting in another Lee Fisher failure.
Here’s what I think happened.? Ted Strickland took one look at his inbox, and told Lee Fisher that he would not support an endorsement. ? I actually believe Lee Fisher when he says he has the votes.? The vast majority of the people on the ODP executive committee are as addicted to Lee Fisher moonshine as Lee himself.? They’re the ones who benefit from blowing smoke up Lee’s ass, they’re the ones who bend to Lee’s threats, they’re the ones who think Bill Demora saying “blah blah blah” is an appropriate response to the grassroots, they’re the ones who are so cowardly they can’t even stand to keep their Twitter feeds public when someone calls them on their horseshit.
Luckily, the rest of the Ohio Democratic Party, us voters, have an ally in Ted Strickland, who will be most hurt by an idiotic party split precipitated by Lee Fisher’s incompetent miscalculating and arrogant entitlement complex.
Thanks, Ted.? You did the right thing, for you, and for our party.? You probably just made Jennifer Brunner our nominee for US Senate.