He is going no where in the polls, but everywhere in Georgia. His name ID is pitiful. His fundraising is not stellar. But the guy is awesome.
Austin Scott says he is in the race to improve Georgia.
Austin Scott says the state has huge problems that need his leadership.
Austin Scott says a lot of stuff that makes you realize he is a true idealist. He is in it for a better Georgia, not for himself.
But right now all we can see is Austin Scott’s hard head — an occasionally admirable quality leading him and the rest of us this time down a dirt road to nowheresville.
If Austin Scott really believes what he says and is not just an idealist, but one who can objectively work toward the ideal based on objective data, then he has only one clear path to victory.
Austin Scott must run for Lieutenant Governor. In addition to all the free press he would get, Austin Scott would be surprised by the support he picks up.
The Senate Caucus wants a new leader.
The GOP wants a thinned out gubernatorial race.
Austin Scott needs to run for Lieutenant Governor. If Austin Scott truly wants to improve Georgia, the odds are no more against him in the Lieutenant Governor’s race than the Governor’s race and I would say markedly improved for him.
Austin Scott left the House because he was tired of being bossed around by men of low character largely devoid of ideas. He wants better for Georgia. The Lieutenant Governor’s Office needs a man of Austin’s character.
Right now we need a better Lieutenant Governor and I’d move heaven and earth to help Austin Scott win it.