Come, I will conceal nothing from you: Joel Demos has, by his own admission, a monster of a job ahead of him with regard to MN-05 (Keith Ellison’s district). We talked about his race today.
Joel’s site is here: and let me talk a bit tactically for a moment. The peculiarity of the MN-05 seat is that while Keith Ellison gets a lot of money for it, he also passes out that money to other Democrats as quickly as it comes in. There is nothing wrong with that, and I don’t want to even imply that there would be anything wrong with that; but Ellison had only 209K CoH at the end of the 2nd quarter of this year. He’s that low because he doesn’t expect to have to spend more than that; and Joel getting to even a significant portion of that kind of money will throw Ellison’s campaign off stride. That’s why I personally threw in twenty bucks from my own discretionary income, which is something that I never do idly. Sometimes you have to pony up, and this is I think one of those times.
Crossposted to Moe Lane.