The political termites are swarming into Louisiana. They are coming from everywhere; north and south-east and west. All with one purpose in mind. The want to tell us whom we should vote for as the state’s next U.S. Senator. I don’t know about you, but I get sick and tired of all these out-of-stators who must think we are too dumb down here in Bayou country to make up our own minds.
The fate of Mary Landrieu and the Louisiana US Senate race is now two weeks away and is interrupted by Thanksgiving holiday season and then Christmas festivities. From all indications, Bill Cassidy, her opponent has a commanding lead. But, Mary Landrieu has made some strong comebacks in the past, so can she do it again?
President Barack Obama is once again doing no favor for the Mary Landrieu for US Senate campaign. Nor did he help his party during the November elections landslide.
The Louisiana Democratic Party has released a video that compares the record of President Barack Obama and that of Bobby Jindal while linking the Louisiana Governor to the Republican US Senate candidate Bill Cassidy.
The Louisiana US Senate Race moving fast towards the end with charges being made by both parties.
The Keystone Pipe political war continues today as Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy and Democratic US Senator Mary Landrieu fight the campaign PR battles.
Early Friday, the Louisiana GOP sent out this email statement:
As the Landrieu-Cassidy-Keystone Pipeline drama is now playing out in Washington DC, in Louisiana and throughout the nation, I am not sure if we are watching government in action or a political partisan circus.
Remember the days when candidates for U.S Senator or Governor would speak to thousands of supporters at weekend rallies all over Louisiana? Huey Long was the master, mainly because he promised he’d give voters just about anything they wanted. A long line of colorful politicians followed in Huey’s wake. But those days seem to be long gone and forgotten.
While the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee apparently has not put up the $1.8 million money it took off of the table for Landrieu television buys after the general election in which Democratic candidates got walloped at the polls, Mary Landrieu is continuing to raise money for her run against Bill Cassidy.
We are finding out whether Rob Maness ran for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana because he was in it for the sake of the state and country, as mediated by the conservative philosophy that he often articulated, or whether because he was in it first and foremost for himself.