First the fun stuff.
David Poythress, the former National Guard commander and Democratic candidate for governor, has limited cash. His standings in the polls are threadbare.
But he’s got chutzpah. His campaign on Monday unveiled a new website, called bagbarnes.com, and this video that anyone who watches Saturday afternoon TV would recognize:
The money quote: “Democrats, we got to bag Barnes before Republicans get a chance to in the fall.”
On a similar note, we told you earlier this month that John Oxendine’s Republican campaign for governor had adopted a frontrunner tone – quieter, more disciplined, with restrained responses to attacks by competitors.
But only, it seems, if they’re Republican. This from the Associated Press:
Republican John Oxendine on Monday bypassed his six GOP opponents in the race for governor in Georgia and took aim instead at Roy Barnes, linking the Democrat to President Barack Obama and the new federal health care law.
The skirmish comes with the state