In the event you thought politicians are able to view the world through anything but the lens of political strategy, we give you Brad Carver, chairman of a political party in a Georgia congressional district, near where a special election will be held this week to replace Tom Price.
“I’ll tell you what: I think the shooting is going to win this election for us,” he said, according to the Washington Post.
“It’s not going to be a blowout. It’ll be close, but we’ll win it. And I really do think the congressional baseball shooting is going to decide the election,” he said.
Which party? What does it matter?
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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