Thursday, February 18, 2010
No Democrats for Governor? Really?
So it looks like the Heath Mello for Governor rumor is kaput. And that's the case for any other current office-holder as well.
No current Democrat office holders have filed to run for Governor. Now any non office holders have just a few weeks left.
So we see the comical response from the Dem higher-ups of, "Well, this will give the chance for someone from BIZ-NUSS to come in and be the Dem candidate and wouldn't that be awesome?"
(And these sarcastic quotes are VERY close to the actual quotes over on KPTM, gang.)
But that's probably not even the saddest part of the Dems in Nebraska, believe it or not...
No Democrats for the FREE Omaha City Council spot? Really?
You say, "Oh, but that's just a silly City Council spot."
It's a relatively high profile position.
In the largest city in the state.
It's where the Dems already have the Mayor's office and a majority of council seats.
And...IT'S A FREE SEAT!
No campaigning! No raising money! Just take the spot!
And who do they have a glut of? Republicans who want the job, that's what.
And every Dem suggested seems to fall by the wayside (Pat Bourne being the latest).
Now, we realize that they're going to find someone, and probably a Dem, and the Dems will claim some sort of bizarre "victory" over this.
But in the mean time, they look clownish that they don't have a list of names right away.
This is shooting fish in a barrel, and so far they're just leaking water out of the sides.
So is this rock bottom for the Dems?
No one for Gov.
No one for Council.
Organized labor calling out Ben Nelson.
The few elected Dems bickering amongst themselves.
(Are we missing anything else?)
Things can only get better for Nebraska Dems, right?
Posted by Street Sweeper at 9:20 AM