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Gandhi, Helm and the St Pete Times



Pinellas Democratic Chairman Ed Helm has sent the troops an e-mail touting the strength of the party in the county that's ground zero for the election this year. The full e-mail is in comments, but here's a snippet taking issue with the snarky things this paper's editorial board has said about Helm:

"...  Finally, please excuse the St. Pete Times for finally waking up and realizing that there is a strengthening Democratic Party in Pinellas that isn't interested in being their appendage.  Ghandi described what is politically happening best: "First they ignore you; then they laugh at you/humiliate you; then they fight you and then you win."  It's safe to say that they are not ignoring me or us (although they ignore reporting anything positive like our being stronger now than the Republican Pa

>With very best wishes and thanks for your commitment, I am

Yours sincerely,

Ed Helm 

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:32am]


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