Tuesday, July 27, 2010
GOP Candidates for Georgia Governor Too Focused on Abortion, Some Voters Feel
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Handel, Deal focus on abortion; voters want to hear about jobs, by Aaron Gould Sheinin:
Contrary to popular belief, Karen Handel and Nathan Deal actually have discussed more than just abortion in their runoff campaign for the GOP nomination for governor.
But, for some voters, it's still too much. . . .
One week since Handel and Deal emerged as the top two finishers in the primary, their campaigns for the Aug. 10 runoff have narrowed in focus, tone and appeal. With five fewer candidates now running, the pair are focusing exclusively on each other and trying to find any advantage they can to persuade Republican voters to return to the polls. . . .