According to Dave Nabity, despite a successful petition drive, “The recall is not a done deal.” Nabity, who is one of the Mayor’s harshest critics, goes on (see video below) to tell Nebraska Watchdog, “The Mayor’s groups will be heavily organized…to get their people to the polls.”
During a wide ranging news conference today (Wednesday) the spokesman for the Mayor Suttle Recall Committee, Jeremy Aspen, touted a get out the vote operation that will include phone banks and some commercials. But asked by Nebraska Watchdog if the recallers had enough money to pump out TV ads, Aspen said “television ads are extremely expensive, we’re not putting any together at the moment.” A few minutes later businessman Bart Bonn, who has already donated at least $25,000 to the recall, told Nebraska Watchdog, “There will be radio and TV…if I have to pay for it myself.”
Other items raised at the news conference included Nabity’s future political plans (he’s not commenting), a controversial state labor court ruling that Suttle says will cost taxpayers millions, and a two month old family feud within the recall committee that the organization is now downplaying.
Reported by Joe Jordan, firstname.lastname@example.org
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