Here’s an oddity: Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador’s campaign for governor has sent out a fundraising pitch headed, “Breaking: Establishment strikes back,” saying, “Friend, we knew this moment was coming. In a late-breaking story, the Statesman-Review reported that the Boise insiders and lobbyists have picked their candidate. Now is not the time to get angry about the failed status quo challenging our campaign. Now is the time to fight back. You can help us do so by making a donation of $18 today.” So what is this “late-breaking” story in the “Statesman-Review”? Perhaps they’re referring to this column in Idaho Politics Weekly by Chuck Malloy, published on Sept. 10, headed, “Why supporters like Little, and are nervous about alternatives.” Or perhaps it’s...
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Labrador fundraising pitch cites 'late-breaking' article in non-existent Idaho newspaper