RPV vs Bloggers - A Simple Question
I am curious as to what it is exactly all these bloggers want from the RPV? It seems that is the main theme of the complaint - The RPV is not reaching out to bloggers. Nothing new there. Chad Dotson was addressing this subject years ago. The next thing is that Chairman Frederick does not read blogs. Wow! Frederick is just like 95% of Virginians because they don't read blogs either. I am afraid a little of that Swelled Head I am Important virus that infects the Raising Kaine crowd has also infected the right side.
One could easily ask some of these complaining bloggers - How many volunteers did you organize for your candidate by blogging? How much money did your blog raise for your candidate? How many doors did your blog organized volunteers knock on? Phone calls made? Register voters? Give rides to the polls? Because that is what is really needed. One grass roots worker is worth 10 bloggers and I bet any candidate would agree.
Are you getting the picture? Raising Kaine was not successful with Tim Kaine and Jim Webb because of wonderful news breaking blog posts. They used the blog to organize grassroot support then worked their asses of on the ground work I mention above. Did the DPV reach out to them? Compare Kos's numbers to Redstate - Do we blame the RNC for that?
So please tell me what exactly it is you want the RPV and Frederick to do. I am all ears.