Very, it turns out
Just when you begin to sorta' feel good about how things are going for Republicans, thanks largely to Barack Obama and the Democrat leadership, you seem them do the kind of things you expect from people who really just don't want to win.
For example, take the NRSC (please!) and its continued fundraising for Charlie Crist, who (as we pointed out) is getting "waxed" by Marc Rubio in the Florida Senate primary by 32 points in the latest poll.
The National Republican Senatorial Campaign won't be spending money in the Florida Senate primary between Gov. Charlie Crist and former House speaker Marco Rubio, but they sure are helping Crist raise massive amounts of cash. ...
According to a list of fundraisers sent out by the NRSC and obtained by TPMDC, there are 8 big-dollar Crist fundraisers being held over the next two weeks. There are seven in Florida, two in one day on Saturday. Crist also will join Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Gov. Sonny Perdue (R-GA) for a fundraiser in Atlanta on Monday.
I understand that the NRSC has a job to do, that being to recruit candidates and help them win US Senate seats. Fine. And I also understand that there will be times that someone there will screw up and recruit the wrong candidate, although this seems to happen waaayyy to often to just be a screw up, but I digress. But it's another thing entirely to continue to waste the party's money...and encourage GOP donors to waste even more money...supporting someone that Republicans in that state have CLEARLY indicated that they don't want. read more »