New York GOP fund-raiser extraordinaire Jason Weingartner appeared on FoxNews recently, only to have his friends comment on the size of his monstrous sideburns. Pictured above is a trimmed-down version of Weingartner’s trademark burns, which were on display at a John Faso fund-raiser recently.
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The New York College Republican’s blog has an interesting little scoop: The Log Cabin Republicans have a PAC, whose only income is from the New York State Republican Party.
And the PAC, in turn, has contributed to a number of gay rights groups, like the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley.
Which is to Read More
From Roll Call:
“[Senator Arlen] Specter also created a new category of political joke: the Alfonse D’Amato adultery joke. Specter said he was riding a train once with the former New York GOP Senator. The porter came by asking passengers, “What’ll it be, rye, Scotch or bourbon?” A minister on the train was offended, indignantly Read More
The always-subtle chairman of the New York State Republican Party, apparently an Observer reader, just issued a press release hitting David Paterson for the resolution of his casino-funded plane trip and declaring “the unraveling of Spitzer’s choice for LG.”
Quoting The Observer at length (an, um, honor?), Minarik says:
“The sad and unfortunate Read More
The Note — your source for Pataki-in-Iowa news — channels Page Six:
“Just asking. . . What is former New York Republican Party Chairman and Pataki confidante Sandy Treadwell doing in Iowa today and tomorrow?”
Bill Safire remarked Sunday that the way to run against Hillary is to adopt “the same campaign they used against Henry Clay…. You remember. ‘Clay can’t win.’”
In case you don’t remember, David Wissing explains, with a caveat:
“Now the one difference between Clay and Hillary is that Hillary actually has never lost Read More
CQ’s Craig Crawford steps back from the field of Democratic 2008 hopefuls and offers this test of seriousness:
“Those who can’t find a way to publicly speak to party concerns about Clinton’s general-election appeal will not be serious presidential contenders in my book,” he writes. “Instead of taking on New York’s junior senator, the Read More
We hear Tom Ognibene is close to hiring Republican political consultant Brendan Quinn for his attack on Bloomberg’s right flank.
Quinn is a former executive director of the New York State Republican Party and a veteran of the bitter post-election action in Florida in 2000. His presence on the campaign would indicate a level of Read More