Sometimes it seems Democrat strategists know the minds of Republicans better than Republicans know themselves.
Consider the current scheme by Democrats to spend millions to influence the Republican primary.
Organizations funded by Democrats are running ads to promote U.S. Senate candidate Ron Hanks and governor candidate Greg Lopez. One of their favorite messages is that Hanks or Lopez is “too conservative for Colorado.”
Remember, they are intentionally sending this message to Republican voters.
I’ve heard or read Republicans respond:
- “They may have intended these ads to be negative, but these ads gave me the information I needed to know that they ARE who I want to vote FOR!”
- “I hear Republican positions that I agree with followed by ‘too conservative for Colorado.’ That makes me more likely to vote FOR them.”
That’s no surprise to Democrats. In fact, it’s precisely what they want Republicans to do. (more…)