If Only Rick Waugh Had More Money…and More Time!

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    It’s really too bad that 7th CD Democratic nominee Rick Waugh doesn’t have more money and more time, because his ads against Eric Can’tor have been both well made and hard-hitting, and Waugh himself seems to be developing nicely as a candidate. For a five-part interview with Waugh, see The Richmonder. And, if you have a few extra dollars to spare and enjoy the thought of this ad staying on the air a bit longer, click here. As for the argument that Waugh doesn’t have a shot against Can’tor, I’d just point out that Patrick Murray has zero chance against Jim Moran, yet he’s raising and spending a lot of money in his race. Why?  To tie down Moran, obviously, so Moran can’t help Gerry Connolly and other Democrats in more competitive districts. A clever strategy, one Democrats might want to try sometime.

    • not2plato

      He still has an outside shot at this.  With enough support now, he can run these negative ads a lot, which will cause doubts, and doubting voters will either either stay home, support him, or support Bayne.  

    • The Richmonder

      I’m at http://www.the-richmonder.com/ now, and I notice there’s a gap in the “R” section of your blogroll.

      😉

    • freeelectron

      If he doesn’t win this November, I hope he runs in 2012.  His support will be increased since he will have name recognition, and the requisite skills.

      I think work writing columns on policy and against Eric Cant would continue to build the momentum he needs.  Habits are hard to break including voting for the Cant.