Get ready for some Straight Talk, Iowa style. Supporters of Sen. JohnI commented there that, though I was asked to serve on the PACs Iowa Advisory Board by one of his Iowa staffers, I am not paid, not a "consultant", and have never been asked for, nor given advice. The PACs Iowa Advisory Board is essentially a show of strength among Iowan Romney supporters. Count me among that group . . . but as far as the "political strategy" stuff goes, I'm COMPLETELY out of the loop.
McCain have a new Iowa blog. We're not sure who's behind the blog and don't know whether they have official McCain connections. STIS joins Iowans for Romney, which is run by Romney PAC adviser Jeff Fuller. Let the back and forth begin.
They have not put up my comment yet. So this post is to clear the air.
My disclaimer in the side bar at this blog has been there for months:
This is an unofficial "grassroots" support group that is not affiliated in any official capacity with Mitt Romney (though, since starting the site, I haveAnyways, since they haven't put up my comment yet, I wanted to get the straight scoop here.
been invited to join Romney's Commonwealth PAC Iowa Advisory Board.) This is an
"ad-free" site and no financial support comes from any political party, group,
527, or PAC. Just a group that feels that Romney is the best man for the job in
Now some of McCain's people seem to be playing the blogging game in the wrong way.
See here, here and here.