In the race for Braddock District Supervisor, Democrat Janet Oleszek is finishing very strong, outraising Teapublican John Cook by a 3:1 margin in late money (see VPAP — it’s actually $99K-$33K in October and early November). Also, note that raising close to $100K in a district Supervisor’s race in one month – let alone a CHALLENGER – is unheard of. Impressive.
Meanwhile, Janet Oleszek’s mail program (click on the images of her superb mail piece #5 to “embiggen”) has been, by all accounts – including John Cook’s! – superb (in his recent email attacking Sharon Bulova, Cook noted that Oleszek had run “a great ad campaign”). Ha.
In contrast, everything I’m hearing is that Cook’s mail campaign has been pathetic, low-quality, uninspired, ineffective, amateur hour (in the worst sense) basically. I’m hearing that the reason for this, in large part, is Cook’s incredible arrogance, utter unwillingness to take any advice, and other fine personality traits like loving the sound of his own voice and really believing he’s got a great deal to tell the world (and that the whole world NEEDS to hear it – lol!).
Given all this, it’s no wonder that all eyes will be on Braddock Tuesday night, looking for a possible stunning upset victory by Janet Oleszek over the “borrow-and-spend,” Ken Kookinelli/Tea Party-backed faux “moderate” John Cook. This should be a fun one to watch – stay tuned!