2008 He’s Back
posted by August 24 at 10:50 AMon
President Bush will be in town on Monday to raise money for eastside Republican Congressman Dave Reichert. A similar visit last year, in the run-up to the 2006 elections, ended up becoming a huge fund raising opportunity for Reichert’s Democratic opponent, Darcy Burner, who will be running against Reichert again in 2008.
With that in mind, the Burner campaign is trying to turn Monday’s visit from Bush into another chance to get local Democrats to rally around Burner.
To highlight Reichert’s staunch support of Bush and the Iraq war, the Burner campaign will be holding an online Town Hall Forum about Iraq. The pitch, from Ambassador Joseph Wilson: