Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Haslam Chases Votes in Germantown — and Dodges the Flu

Posted By on Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 1:28 AM

Oh, worry not. Equal time will shortly be provided in this space for the likes of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kim McMillan and Republican Zach Wamp, both of whom also made their presence felt in Shelby County on Monday. But in the meantime observe the door-to-doort efforts of Knoxville mayor Bill Haslam, a Republican who, on the fundraising scale, anyhow, is the undisputed leader of the pack.

Haslam, who contends he goes door-to-door three times a week in various parts of the state, worked the Oakleigh section of Germantown on Monday. And — guess what? — he discovered homeowners who, just like the rest of us, could only have avoided seeing his ubiquitous TV commercials (which cost him just under a million) by becoming hermits or Luddites.

Like we said, observe:


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