This morning’s inbox was full of poll press releases. “We gained,” said Malloy’s team. “We’re ahead,” said Lamont’s team. We irrelevant said the missing GOP press releases from Foley’s team. So until the Democratic deathmatch primary occurs in August, or until Mike Fedele figures out he has to er, campaign more visibly, this race is all Lamont promising to be about as effective as Rell has been in creating jobs in Connecticut (really think about it what was that tech company he ran) and Malloy promising to be a different type of candidate.
Meanwhile over in the political ring that McMahon has created, the world wide entertainingly senate race, the news can be summed up as this. GOPers sent actual vietnam vet to the locker-room and vietnam era vet Blumenthal holds a commanding lead over mayshe she ate vietnamese pho Linda McMahon. Whatever happened to Peter Schiff? Well, he’s out gathering signatures to get on the ballot. Meanwhile Rick Torres released news that he got 2000 signatures to get on the Republican ballot to challenge Dan Debicella for the chance to challenge Jim Himes.
Continuing our ever narrowing focus to the epicenter of Fairfield County politics, Peggy Reeves has surfaced from the wilderness of Wilton long enough to lay claim to running as incumbent for the 143rd state rep seat. Reeves notably believes that there is no spending problem in Hartford, Remember that people. State Senator Bob Duff has announced another run and promptly got endorsed in a secret ceremony of Dems nominating such things.
Barring any more successful petitions, Rob Merkle I’m talking about you, I think we are mostly set with the local races until the primaries chew through.