Skip to comments.So, who’s running this party anyway?
Posted on 06/19/2014 7:55:29 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
Yesterdays Burgers with Bill, held in the normally sleepy days following the end of primaries, the end of school, and pre-Independence day, has gotten folks to thinking.
Why? Because the GOP is in complete transition. And its time to just openly accept it.(SNIP)
So, when many of the former leaders gathered last night for Burgers with Bill, which used to be a much sought after fundraising ticket, but is now an event that is paid for by Bollings PAC, it seemed a bit like a nod to the past and a reflection on the current state of the party.
McDonnell summed up his sense of things to the Washington Post:(SNIP)
Gillespie is the obvious choice and should be the one the party faithful rally around through the summer and into the general election. But, already, with the hiring of Ray Allen with Creative Direct being used to do some periodic campaign work (not in a strategic role) those who felt disenfranchised or, at least, discounted by the slating maneuver inflicted during party district chairman contests, are already questioning whether Gillespie will truly represent them and their interests.
Gillespie needs to reassure them.
Another potential leader: Sen. Mark Obenshain.
(Excerpt) Read more at bearingdrift.com ...
To the GOPe, I say "vous etes un collaborateur".
The GOP could do it.
And they clearly have no interest in even trying.
2012 was ripe for a change, Look at all the problems and our team didn’t exploit any of them. Pitiful.
We’re less than 6 months out, and Gillespie hasn’t run one ad here in NOVA. Has he abandoned us already, or hasn’t he started anywhere? It will be hard for the Pubbies to win the Senate seat from Warner if Gillespie doesn’t start soon.
The party is undergoing an exam right now by the real bosses. The people who put them there