In reading the Civitas talking points for the NC short session, I had to admire their obsessive consistency. Puppets do and say the exact same thing until you either scream, kill or surrender.
We need a different obsession.
We must be obsessed with unseating Charles Taylor and Robin Hayes. These are the places in North Carolina where we have a shot to make a difference and we must do whatever we can to win. I must. You must. We must.
Everyone knows the importance of gaining control of one seat in Congress. Subpoena power. It is the thing that matters most. So no matter whatever else you're doing, if you're not personally engaged in helping win these seats, we have a big problem.
The way I see it, this is put up or shut up time. Both candidates have filings due in a week and they need momentum right now. That means money. My money. Your money. And money from our friends.
Robin Hayes and Charles Taylor don't have a money challenge. They have business behind them, of course. Hayes sold his vote for CAFTA. Taylor sells his vote for anything.
Shuler and Kissell don't have big business behind them. They have us. And we the people don't win in November unless these guys win in November.
You're going to get sick of me writing about this so go ahead and surrender now.