A former Bush staff member running for Lt. Governor in Texas…..
As a DEMOCRAT.…
(He REALLY has a minuscule chance of winning)
Matthew Dowd, the former chief strategist of President George W. Bush’s 2004 reelection bid, is running as a Democrat for Texas lieutenant governor, kicking off a difficult fight to oust incumbent Dan Patrick.
In a video announcing his campaign, Dowd railed against Patrick as a representative of only a small minority of Texans. He blamed Patrick for hampering local governments’ ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and failing to take charge after the state’s electric grid crashed earlier this year.
“The GOP politicians have failed us, especially the cruel and craven lieutenant governor,” Dowd said….
“Enough is enough,” Dowd said. “We need more officials who tell the truth. Who believe in public service and common sense with common decency for the common good and the idea of servant leadership.”
Unseating Patrick won’t be an easy task. The incumbent lieutenant governor has a vast fundraising network and the endorsement of former President Donald Trump – something that’s likely to go a long way with Texas conservatives. …..
Note….Dowd has been romanticly linked to Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwazenegger’s ex for years…..