I get a fair amount of Republican mailers. I once worked for the RNC, have donated money to candidates (albeit not very much), and vote in every election.
Which is why tonight, a robo call from Carly Fiorina’s campaign came as a bit of a surprise.
She’s the first candidate to have contacted me who wants to be President. I don’t think that Fiorina stands much of a chance in winning the nomination, but it was interesting that she was the first candidate to make contact with me — a so-called “super voter.”
And no, I don’t think there is some secret press list that exempts me from being contacted. To the contrary, candidates like contacting reporters — even ones who might not agree with or like them — in hopes they’ll get some press.
Perhaps the handful of people I know in passing who have jumped on Team Carly have my cell number. Or perhaps she’s making aggressive moves early.
Here’s the call: