However, there is a reason for me to be excited. It's not that Deval is winning, it's not the trends (Deval up, Reilly down) and it's not the fact that $3 million spent by Gabs in May *still* hasn't given Gabrieli the poll numbers he'd like...
It's that Deval Patrick is still unknown to 20% of the population. Huh? I'm happy he still has the lowest name recognition? Yes, I am. He's currently winning this race (albiet, potentially by a small margin)... and 1 in 5 people have never heard of the guy! He's the least known candidate and in very good condition to win the race now.
I've written the same thing a bunch of times, but I have to repeat myself: People who know of Deval Patrick tend to support Deval Patrick. As more and more people start to tune into this race, I'm confident they'll see exactly what I've been seeing for months. We need to get this guy in the
Then we need to build a modest Governor's house of some kind just in case someone from Great Barrington (in Western Mass) ever decides to run for Governor. After all, I have cousins there. Ya never know!