Answer: Because their ultra-liberal candidate is so far out of the mainstream (on tax policy, health care, welfare reform, etc.), even most Bill and Hillary Clinton voters have a real home in my State Senate candidacy this fall.
State politics is not bean-bag, but sometimes charges and silly assertions rise to the level that they must be addressed. After a 90-minute, live-chat, Democratic operatives tried in vain to take 1 comment I made, (out of context) and turn it into a full-fledged, reality TV Show.
I welcome Westborough Patch readers to read for themselves the full transcript, and make up their own minds, instead of taking the word of Eldridge political operatives.
Their trumped up charge, over an Instant Message, (broken up over 2 lines) is certainly not working, and I thank them for the publicity.
Here is the REAL reason the MA Democratic Party is attacking my campaign in the dog days of August:
Jamie Eldridge, Beacon Hill Incumbent
Voted AGAINST stopping early parole for repeat, violent felons and sex offenders.
Voted to RAISE most state taxes in the middle of worst economy since 1929.
Voted AGAINST Food Stamp (EBT) Cash Reform.
Voted FOR in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
Voted FOR Special Tax Giveaways to Failed Companies (like Evergreen Solar)
Dean Cavaretta, MA Certified Teacher
SUPPORTS no parole for repeat, violent felons and child predators.
Pledges to REDUCE MA taxes and fees.
Will STOP Food Stamp (EBT) Cash Withdrawals and abuses.
Will END Special Benefits to Illegal Immigrants and promote legal immigration.
FILED MA Jobs Plan to help ALL Small Businesses be more competitive and hire.