Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Governor Rauner, your own party’s legislators already think you’re dishonest and every one of their votes is critical to you, yet this is your strategy?
Rauner’s new ads paint his primary opponent, Rep. Jeanne Ives, as “Mike Madigan’s favorite candidate,” an opponent of property tax freezes and a supporter of higher taxes.
That’s so preposterous that seven of Rauner’s fellow Republicans, each a member of the General Assembly, issued a press release yesterday calling on Rauner to halt what they called his shameful distortions and fraudulent ads. An example is a mailer I received yesterday, copied below. Ives is precisely the opposite of what Rauner says.
The scary part is that voters probably will believe it, even if every legislator knows otherwise. “We’re all mad here,” said Alice in
UPDATE: Greg Hinz at Crain’s wrote with the same reaction, and the Illinois Tea Party has been tweeting the same thing. Credit Rauner for bringing unity to Illinois.
–Mark Glennon is founder of Wirepoints. Opinions expressed are his own.