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Entries from April 2008

Lunsford Bites Back– On Television

April 30th, 2008 · Comments Off

Bruce Lunsford’s campaign for U.S. Senate snaps back at Greg Fischer’s misleading attack ad:

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Greg Fischer · Senate

Andrew Horne Speaks Out on Greg Fischer

April 30th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Andrew Horne just sent out an email blast on behalf of Bruce Lunsford’s campaign for U.S. Senate. Horne details the damage potentially done to the Democratic Party by Greg Fischer with his misleading attack on Bruce Lunsford. Here it is: Dear Friends, This country can’t afford any more of the Republican Party’s failed leadership. It’s [...]

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Tags: Andrew Horne · Bruce Lunsford · Greg Fischer · Senate

Fischer-Crowley Story Update: From March

April 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Back in March Greg Fischer’s campaign manager, A.J. Carrillo, lied to us/misled us about the departure of media consultant John Lapp. We reported, rightly so, that Pat Crowley had employed sloppy journalism in his story about the departure: Dem U.S. Senate candidate Greg Fischer has been dumped by his Washington-based consultants, McMahon Squire Lapp and [...]

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Tags: First Amendment · Greg Fischer · Hypocrisy · Journalism · Mainstream Mistake · Senate

More Evidence of Fischer Disconnection?

April 30th, 2008 · 7 Comments

How hilarious is this? Greg Fischer’s ‘Contact Us‘ page lists his campaign as “Greg Fischer for Congress.” We’re over five months into this U.S. Senate race. Fischer’s website has been live for months and months. And it still says “for Congress.” We took a screengrab for safe keeping. Spell it out: A-m-a-t-e-u-r.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Humor · Senate

Ruh Ro: Drama in Cassaroland?

April 30th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Sure, Cassaro’s campaign doesn’t matter, but there’s drama! We hear from several former campaign staffers of Michael Cassaro that he is refusing to pay them. (Who knew four staff members had departed?) Three of the former staffers allege physical and verbal harassment (not sexual, just unwanted touching) from the campaign’s Communications Director. The staffers attempted [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Embarrassing · Mainstream Mistake · Senate

RPK Releases Lunsford Complaints

April 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

We told you yesterday that the Republican Party of Kentucky’s chairman, Steve Robertson, was filing complaints with the FEC and FCC against U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Lunsford and The CW Louisville/WBKI-TV, alleging campaign finance violations. The RPK just released the official complaints along with accompanying exhibits. A Page One story is included as evidence in [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Campaign Finance · Greg Fischer · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Senate

Sources: Fischer Campaign Falling Apart

April 30th, 2008 · 4 Comments

This is the straw that’s breaking the camel’s back in the ongoing saga of A.J. Carrillo Sinks the Fischer Ship. Greg Fischer’s Communications Director (we aren’t naming her because the story isn’t really about her) is resigning. She’ll begin working for the Clinton campaign this Saturday. We hear from several little birdies on the Fischer [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Senate

It’s Wednesday. Political Fur is Flying Edition.

April 30th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Bruce Lunsford tells the truth about Greg Fischer’s big name supporters. Finally. It’s hilariously true. Christie & Owsley will probably try to raise a million or two for McConnell to get political revenge. “It kind of centers around four or five families and a few progressives, and the rest of the state, especially outside of [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Discrimination · Education · Greg Fischer · Humor · Mainstream · Senate · Steve Beshear

RPK Complains About Lunsford TV Appearance

April 29th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Did you hear? The Republican Party of Kentucky filed an FEC complaint against Bruce Lunsford for paying to appear on the CW’s morning show. The appearance, the RPK alleges, is a paid commercial for Bruce that didn’t contain the proper disclaimers. See the full text of the RPK’s press release after the jump. What’s funny, [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Campaign Finance · RPK · Senate

Ouch: Paducah Sun Slams Greg Fischer

April 29th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Beyond the meager 18% name I.D. Greg Fischer’s $500,000 has bought him, not everything in the press is positive these days. A Paducah Sun editorial literally takes Fischer to the woodshed and indicates just how far from ready-for-office Fischer he is. While the Sun may not be a favorite publication of Democrats, there’s no denying [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Embarrassing · Greg Fischer · Hypocrisy · Mainstream · Senate