Sonny Perdue is not the only one who doesn't want to face Cathy Cox. Mark Taylor apparently doesn't want to either. According to The Atlanta Journal and Constitution's "Political Insider,"The Georgia Press Association is gathered in Savannah expecting to hear from the two candidates today, but as of last night, the word was that Taylor did not intend to come.
On the one hand, I am not surprised. I never thought that Taylor would do well in a debate with Cox, and apparently, he doesn't think so either. On the other hand, I am astonished that Taylor apparently thinks that he can hide from voters. I have yet to hear a Taylor ad where he speaks. Is this what he offers voters? The silent treatment?
My mother used to say "never buy a pig in a poke, you don't know what you're getting." Taylor is hiding from the voters. Hiding behind babies. Hiding behind slogans. He ought to be ashamed of himself, and Georgians ought to send a message that if he can't show up for a real discussion of the issues, they're just not buying it.
Here's a portion of the article. The entire piece can be found here.
It was supposed to happen Thursday. The reviews are not pretty. “We’ve been snubbed by better candidates,” fumed one publisher.
They shouldn’t feel singled out. Taylor was a no-show at last month’s gathering of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, also on the coast."....
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