In the wake of Chris Shays’s promise that he won’t be found doorknocking for Linda McMahon if he loses the senate primary on Aug. 14, worried Republicans say it’s rally time.
The “Rally for Republican Unity” on Aug. 18 in Monroe is being touted as the largest “meet-and-greet event in state history.”
Organizer Mitch Beck says:
This rally is strictly about inspiring those in the Connecticut Republican Party and Independents who lean Republican, to get up, get out, and get to work so we can get Republicans elected. After everything we’ve seen in Washington the last 3 ½ years and especially with what’s been going on in Hartford, we simply must put our philosophical differences aside and get our message of solutions to the residents and win elections.
A Shays spokeswoman reminds me that Shays hasn’t said that he wouldn’t vote for Linda McMahon. It’s just that he won’t stand up and ask others to support her. I guess that counts him out of the Rally for Republican Unity.
Republican renegade Joe Visconti apparently hasn’t gotten the message. Here’s his latest video offering: