The state Republican party says it had no hand in a robocall that went to GOP voters over the weekend, chastising Atlanta mayoral candidate Mary Norwood – not for her alleged Republican proclivities, but for her denial of them.
It was clearly an attempt to envelope Norwood in a kind of pincer movement. State Democrats last week accused her of closet Republicanism.
“Attention, Republican voters. This is a Republican action alert. Mayoral candidate Mary Norwood has viciously attacked Republicans, and reaffirmed her support for Barack Obama,” the automated phone call said.
It was a poorly targeted attack. The calls went to Republicans throughout much of north Georgia, we’re hearing – apparently generating enough of a buzz to prompt this statement from state GOP chairman Sue Everhart:
“I encourage all Republicans living in the City of Atlanta and in cities across Georgia to research the candidates for office and vote for the candidate that most closely represents their values and ideals.”
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