“We can whip the horse’s eyes….”

With a hat tip to June 2006 post at Althouse about the song behind the post title, I was both surprised and amused at the uproar a two year old post caused when it was put back out on Twitter yesterday and then shared to Facebook by Rachael Ramsey. I thought about that old post yesterday after being told about the Hancock County GOP meeting. To get a nuance for what is happening and why people are talking, we need to visit with ol’ Blue Eyes and the comment she left yesterday:

Look at the Republican and Democratic Parties. The Candidates choose a party and are forced to give them money when they apply but the parties decide who they support. It is a sham. The head of the local Republican Party supported Les who appointed him to a position. The democrats didn’t want to support all of the candidates in their party for various petty reasons.

They sound like the Chamber of Commerce. Show your support for us and we will pick and choose who we support!

Is it possible the same forces control the apparatus of both the Hancock GOP and the Hancock Democrats? When it comes to the Bay I personally keep my mind open to that possibility probability. The Limo pic from 2015 is one reason why.

That which we now see unfolding is the political battle being fought for the City Council. Conventional wisdom holds there is a big anti-incumbent sentiment. While it is true Councilwoman McDonald lost in the primary, Councilman Reed won in Ward 3 and is re-elected. With 4 ward seats and at large left to be decided, the stakes are high.

5 thoughts on ““We can whip the horse’s eyes….””

  1. Holy Sleazy Limo Batman;

    Are mirrored ceilings standard now for stretch limos or do you have to specifically request same for these money sucking, sleaze political “wild things”?

    Reminds me of olde but goody song,”Wild Thing” , and lyrics like “….you make my heart sing…..”.

  2. Ward 4 will be an interesting race.
    Joey and Lonnie have done good jobs in their districts for the Bay. I would hope that the voters have seen the efforts and outcome on many issues these candidates have accomplished.
    With 3 in the race for At Large the vote will be split so much it will be a toss up..
    Good Luck on the 6th.

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