The newsletter, put out late Friday afternoon by G.O.P. chair Jared Craighead, is a clear indication of the party leadership's anger with Wright over his recent comments about Governor Blunt. The move is also stunning, because party figures rarely get involved in inner-party primary races so publicly. ...
"This is a political fragging," says one Greene County Republican who considers Wright a friend. It's also a huge sign of the divisions in the Republican party right now."
"Why would the Republican party feel the need to do this unless they felt Wright was a threat? He is either gaining some traction and striking a chord among party people or he is out there alone in the political wilderness," says the Republican.
Friday, August 04, 2006
MARK WRIGHT SLEEPS WITH THE FISHES
Dave Catanese at KY3's Political Notebook delivers juicy scoop, culled from a Missouri Republican Party newsletter, dated Friday. The newsletter urges the faithful to shun Mark Wright, a candidate for auditor. Catanese elaborates:
Beyond the Siberian fringes, we suspect. Mark Wright has become Luca Brasi to the Missouri GOP.