My friend Tom and I have been talking about this race for a while.
While my original thinking in 2005 was that Cox could give Taylor a run for the money on the theory that Dems want to take out Sonny and Cathy is in a better position to do that, by about November of last year my thinking was starting to change and was in accord with Tom’s. And now, I think, we are seeing that play out.
As I’ve said before, Mark Taylor has had several dog fights in his life. Cathy has had some fights, but nothing like the brutality of some of Taylor’s races. And now that inexperience is showing in Cathy’s race.
Don’t get me wrong — Cathy can still win. She got the better looks, the hotter voice, [Shut up Erickson! — the audience], etc. but she is definitely showing some inexperience.
Now, though, here is the question — the “common knowledge