I was paid a tremendous compliment recently, although it wasn’t intended to be one. One of our staff members was up near Capitol Hill a few days ago and, while engaging in a discussion with a “connected” DC-insider, the staff member asked why the Party infrastructure was not supporting my campaign. The response was priceless. The insider said, “Because he won’t do s%!# for us if he gets elected.”
Now, this “connected” insider may not realize it but, that he understood that with crystal-clear clarity tells me that, win or lose, I did it the right way.
We’re a little over a month away from early voting and Election Day and I want you all to know that I left it all on the table. There’s nothing more I could have done, or can do now, to crack that insulated DC bubble.
We’ve knocked on tens of thousands of doors, spent countless hours at street fairs, parades and festivals and we intend to finish this with an unprecedented grassroots mobilization. Fatigue is no option.
And, to prove to you that genuine outsiders, with your help, can bring the fight to the DC-insider class, we are closing in on $1,000,000 in donations from small donors. This is astounding, humbling, and gratifying, and it is all due to your faith in me. Typed words will never adequately express the deep sense of gratitude I feel towards your faith in me.
I’m confident that we are going to win this, and want you to know that I will never forget who put me there. It’s you, it will always be you, and my fight against the DC insider-class will always be in your name. The people with the dirt under their fingernails that make this country run. Thank you.