It appears that the National Republican Congressional Committee has yanked all its advertising dollars from the CD 8 market in a signal of retreat (read article). This means that the Randy Graf campaign cannot count on the GOP to support his effort to hold on to this Southern Arizona congressional district.
Before the Primary, the NRCC dumped tons of money into the effort to elect liberal Republican soon-to-be-loser Steve Huffman to no avail. Jim Kolbe, the openly-homosexual Arizona Republican also refused to support the GOP nominee.
Behind the scenes, it appears that the Jim Click machine has once again aborted efforts for conservatives to retain the district. Apparently, Click was upset with his boy, Steve Huffman, losing the Primary Election that he gathered up all his marbles and headed home. I wouldn’t be surprised to see photos of Click and Giffords embracing in the weeks ahead.
This isn’t the first time that Click has sabotaged conservative efforts. In the early 90′s, he was behind an effort to starve conservatives out of party leadership by not supporting the local party coffers. This blogger, yours truly, brought it up during a short-lived radio talk show. Needless to say, the advertiser was none too pleased about the revelation.
What this means is that the grassroots will have to work all the harder to close the gap and beat Gabrielle Giffords in the General Election. I recommend that our Maricopa County faithful make the journey south and take off some shoe leather walking for Randy Graf.
A win for the Graf campaign would signal the ineffectiveness of the NRCC and Jim Click to control the party structure in Southern Arizona.
Get involved by contacting the Graf campaign at www.votegraf.com.
A Gabrielle Giffords win will mean a gaping hole in the border, tax increases and a liberal social agenda of abortion on demand and homosexual marriage.
Thanks to the NRCC for nothing and for building a lasting majority.