Posted on | April 3, 2010 | 18 Comments
This afternoon I opened my e-mail inbox and saw (a) a message from Conor Friedersdorf and (b) a message from a minister at the Georgia church attended by Carol Purdy, my third-grade crush. Obviously, I chose to read the latter, which said:
Met Liz Carter again today — her campaign for GA-4 now has national recognition thanks to Hank Johnson’s verbal skills. Would love to see you report on her campaign.
In the Bloggers Lounge, I’m handed a card promoting Liz Carter, a Republican candidate in Georgia’s 4th District, which in 2008 voted 75 percent for Democrat Rep. Hank Johnson.
In case you haven’t seen it yet, here is video of Hank Johnson worrying about the potential of overpopulation capsizing Guam:
Johnson represents Georgia’s 4th District which, as Allahpundit reminds us, previously sent the genuinely insane Cynthia McKinney to Congress. That thought might tempt Republicans to give up the 4th District as lost beyond all hope of redemption, but Liz Carter has the Reaganesque spirit of can-do optimism, and she’s also got this cool video:
And here is video of Liz Carter speaking to the Gwinnett County GOP:
By all indications, 2010 is going to be a year when Republicans will be riding the kind of overwhelming anti-incumbent wave that could wipe out Democrats even in districts like Georgia’s 4th. If not now, when?