D.C. politics come to Little Rock; Photo ID for press | Arkansas Blog

Monday, May 19, 2014

D.C. politics come to Little Rock; Photo ID for press

Posted By on Mon, May 19, 2014 at 3:46 PM

click to enlarge pass.jpg
You don't think D.C.-style politics — militant partisanship and super-aggressive message control — have come to Little Rock? I got a small chuckle this afternoon after learning a photo ID and campaign-issued press credentials would be required to attend one of the election night watch parties for the Republican primary tomorrow.

For a candidate for lieutenant governor.

In the party room of a pizza joint.

Whose party? Who else but Karl Rove's boy, Tim Griffin. Say hello for me if you drop by U.S. Pizza, I'll be elsewhere that night.

Last time I needed a credential for an election night watch party was 1992, so I could to stand within a few yards of the next president of the United States. The Secret Service insisted.

The next Mark Darr can't be too careful.

Tags: , , , , ,


Favorite

Comments (6)

Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Is Arkansas in or out on Kobach voter data effort?

    The Washington Post has published a map that counts Arkansas as among states that will "partially comply" with a sweeping request for voter data by the so-called election integrity commission set up by Donald Trump in an effort to cast doubt on Hillary Clinton's 3 million-vote popular defeat of him in 2016.
    • Jul 2, 2017
  • Greenbrier's paddling of student protester goes worldwide

    The paddling of Greenbrier High School students who joined in te national school walkout Wednesday has produced headlines worldwide.
    • Mar 17, 2018
  • Rep. Mary Bentley's website now supports gay rights

    Somebody has cybersquatted on Republican Rep. Mary Bentley's website, replacing her messaging with a call for equal rights for LGBTQ people.
    • Jul 18, 2017

Slideshows

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2019 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation