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Archive for October 30th, 2009

Mayor’s Race: Dumb Flier, Dumber Reaction

Here’s the flier sent out by the state Democratic Party to some 30,000 Democrat and independent voters. Crap “sprawl” buzz-word and dubious logic, but there is no denying that John Lassiter — along with most of city council — has been very snuggly with Charlotte’s developer community.

But does the effort rise to the level of call a press conference and draw more attention to it? No, I don’t think so. Nor do I think the Lassiter campaign would be doing this if the state Republican Party were throwing a few thousand dollars into his campaign. More broadly, does Lassiter really think he has a shot at winning the Democrat and independent votes that might worry about sprawl and developer influence on city council?

Guess this means GOP turnout is in the bag.

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