January 20th, 2010

My Fundraising Thoughts

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Written by: Krusty Konservative

Pile of MoneyBranstad raised what I thought he would, actually maybe a little less, but still impressive. Vander Plaats raised a good amount of money, but he spent most of it. Just imagine if Vander Plaats had Rod Roberts’ fiscal discipline and had a half a million sitting in the bank. Now Roberts finds himself in the mix because Vander Plaats only has $100,000 more in the bank than he does. The odd man out is Chris Rants. I heard somewhere that he only raised $78,000 and I assume than he is running on fumes.

Like it or not, Branstad is in a great position to win the Republican primary.

We also know why Jerry Behn got out of the race. He raised $1,910.67

Here is what you should take from all of this.

The amount it costs for someone to be called a candidate for governor: NOTHING

The amount it takes to be called governor: Millions

I Told Ya So…

mammothAs you all know by now, I’m not afraid to pat myself on the back when I accurately predict the future. Yesterday I said it was a bad idea for Branstad to launch his campaign from the historical building for obvious reasons. I think I said something about a picture of Branstad in front of a dinosaur.

Well, it wasn’t a dinosaur, it was a wooly mammoth. My bad.

You can click here to see the photo that I would have tried to avoid here.

Congratulations Senator-Elect Brown

scott brownIf I was a Democrat today I’d be really depressed. I mean Scott Brown’s victory in Massachusetts last night would be like me knocking of Mary Mascher over in Johnson County. An incredible victory for Brown and Republicans.

About the Author

Krusty Konservative
Herschel Krustofski is the pseudonym for the anonymous author of Krusty Konservative, a blog which focuses on Iowa Politics. Created in February of 2006, Krusty Konservative is the undisputed heavyweight champion of the Iowa blogosphere. Since its conception, Krusty Konservative has never shied from tackling controversial issues, and providing insight to the inner workings of Republican politics in Iowa.

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