This weekend Polk Kounty GOP Chair and former State Central Kommittee member Ted Sporer wrote a post entitled Unity for real change in a time of real change, on his blog The Real Sporer. To say the least it’s a very interesting read, and I agree with many of the points he brings up. I think it’s an indicator as to the fireworks that will take place at the state konvention.
While as a blogger I love turmoil and heated conventions, but if I were a Republican kandidate for any office in this state, I would be pissed. The Republican state konvention should be a place where we unite behind our candidates as we enter the summer and fall. Unfortunately, it seems that this convention is instead going to air more dirty laundry and expose some of the inner battles taking place with in the Republican Party here in
What I don’t understand is why the power struggle over who controls the State Party here in
I agree with Sporer that some major changes need to take place with the State Party, but we have elections to win. While some want to write things off right now, I doubt the state house guys want to throw in the towel. The same can be said for a few state senate races. While the majority might be out of reach, we need add some solid building blocks this year in that chamber. Also, as you know we have one kongressional race that could be very interesting between Loebsack and Dr. Miller-Meeks. What does a konvention filled with fireworks get these candidates? Nothing.
The first step in fixing the Republican Party in