Fletcher’s Very Very Very Very Bad Week

Eliot Ness Eliot Ness 19 Comments

From County Republican Chairman Tony Krvaric’s email to “San Diego Leadership Team” members yesterday. Reprinted with permission. The week started out great for Republicans, as we emerged united behind Kevin Faulconer for San Diego mayor, and continued all week as impressive endorsements started rolling in for Kevin. By contrast, the campaign of Nathan Fletcher AKA “The Magic Democrat” had a …

Leaked: Nathan Fletcher Internal Campaign Poll

Eliot Ness Eliot Ness 13 Comments

Last night the Nathan Fletcher campaign was doing polling in San Diego. The entire set of questions was leaked. Another stumble out of the gate for this supposed team of professionals. The first one of course was the leak of his candidacy the morning of Mayor Filner’s resignation. Oops, cancel the planned big announcement! The poll reveals much about the …

Nathan Fletcher Launches New YouTube Ad: “Grover And Me”

Eliot Ness Eliot Ness 2 Comments

As Nathan Fletcher’s recent gains have come not at the expense of Carl DeMaio but rather Bob Filner (and to a lesser degree Bonnie Dumanis) it seems local Democratic operatives are growing frustrated and starting to dig in to newly Independent Nathan Fletcher’s background. Not to worry though, as long as Nathan doesn’t have a long history with the Republican Party or …

Nathan’s Incredibly Bad Move

Eliot Ness Eliot Ness 16 Comments

If Nathan had made the announcement about his party switch six-months ago it could have been construed as a statement of principle, but because he made the move six-weeks before the election it looks like an act of desperation by a candidate who is stuck in fourth place. Of course, that’s exactly where he is in the latest polling. But …