WPost: Dill Viewed by Dems as Straw Dog Candidate
Wed, 06/13/2012 - 6:59pm (new)
Posted by thistle
Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 06/13/2012 TheWashingtonPost
Cynthia Dill and Charlie Summers: Who are they? (And what do they think of Angus King?)
By Ed O'Keefe
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has said nothing – zilch, nada – about Dill’s win since last night and the silence is part of a strategy that Democrats privately concede is designed to hopefully win King’s support by playing nice with him.
Privately, Maine Democrats say Dill is unpolished and an unknown across most of the state. The state party is more focused on winning back the state legislature and state senate, which they lost in a landslide in 2010.
To national Democrats, Dill is potentially a nightmare: