Newsguy Jason Church just reported via metro that the DSCC just canceled two weeks worth of ads supporting Robin Carnahan’s run for US Senate. From the National Journal:
But at this point, it appears as though the DSCC moving money out of the state. The ad cancellations are an indication that national Democrats are growing bearish on Secretary of State Robin Carnahan‘s (D) chances against Rep. Roy Blunt (R), as polling shows Blunt with a sizable lead.
Carnahan has been struggling against Blunt even since before the primary in which Blunt scored more votes than all the candidates in the Democratic primary combined.
Something to note: Massie was invited by the Lt. Governor of Missouri and was reportedly excited to debut her song about 9/11 at the 9/12 event. It was never marketed as anything but a tea party event.
Sad that the left is so uncomfortable with the idea of a huge grassroots movement which isn’t under the sway of a political party. Independence = less control for big regimes. I guess that would scare some, thus the need to convince others against taking part. Who doesn’t love individual liberty and smaller government? As a conservatarian independent, I look forward to hanging with the Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, and other indies at the 9/12 event like at every grassroots rally!
Robin Carnahan has been trying to distance herself from President Obama as early as last spring when she passed on his St. Louis fundraiser with McCaskill. It’s not her proximity to Obama that is driving voters off, it’s her incessant approval of his policies.
Until she understands that, expect this gap to only widen: