Training candidates to run for office

The New York Times reports:

“The gun-control group Everytown for Gun Safety plans to spend $3 million to recruit and train its volunteers to run for office, with a goal of having 200 enter races in the next election cycle … Everytown’s new program, called Demand a Seat, will begin this fall and will involve training in the nuts and bolts of running a campaign, as well as instruction from advocates-turned-legislators … It is aimed at members of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, two arms of Everytown, which is backed by Michael R. Bloomberg …”

Gun control is and always will be a stinker of an issue. There is no way candidates can win building a campaign around. This has to be a proxy for the hard Left.

“… [State Representative Jo Ella Hoye] and [Congresswoman Lucy McBath] will advise the program’s participants, as will, among others, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta, a Democrat; former Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans, a Democrat; and former Representative David Jolly of Florida, who was a Republican while in office but has since left the party …”

This evidence supports my suspicion.

Nevertheless, groups like SAF or FPC and maybe NRA-ILA, should consider putting together similar programs.

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