Friday, October 24, 2008

Running for Congress: Expensive. Being Attacked by Twenty Year Incumbent: Priceless. (BJ Lawson)

BJ Lawson gives a campaign update, where he talks about the fruits of working the early voting polls and comments on a new attack ad placed by his opponent:

We’re making progress, and our incumbent’s machine is feeling the heat.

Early voting started last Thursday, and we’ve been staffing polling places throughout the District to spread the word about the campaign. Our team has been doing a great job — in fact, in some cases they’ve been doing such a great job that the opposition has tried to shut them down.

Theresa and Tiffany were working at a polling place in South Durham on Thursday, and apparently their readiness to engage with voters created a bit of nervousness among the Democratic party staffers. After a few hours, a lady drove up to the polling place, approached Theresa and Tiffany, thanked them for doing such a good job, and told them they were being relieved and could hand over their materials.

Needless to say, this mystery lady was not from our campaign… which raises an obvious question: How stupid do these people think we are?

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