The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

A ‘Salvage Operation’ for New York Democrats?


Readers send me articles like this one below from Nassau County, New York, and I say, “Pull out all the stops, GOP. You may never get a stronger wind at your back than there is this year.”

8. Seemingly out of the blue, the State Senate Republican Campaign Committee have out-fundraised their Democratic counterparts since the middle of August. The Democrats went in heavily favored to pick up several seats. Now, a legislative staffer tells me it looks like a salvage operation. I opined that this can’t be possible, even for the State Senate Dems. “I’m not kidding,” I was told on the 10th of September. . . . 9. And then, suddenly, there was Mr. Carl Paladino.…

Perhaps every New York Republican should adopt the baseball bat as a symbol . . .

Tags: Carl Paladino , New York


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