We met up with lots of really nice folks who came out to support Judge Mike Meares at the grand opening of his campaign headquarters today, and there was some great food, too.

Brandon Cook, Judge Meares' campaign coordinator, estimated somewhere between 200 and 400 people had been through between 10AM and 1PM today. Local media was there, too.

A few more snapshots after the jump...


Judge Meares welcomes guests


A couple of troublemakers in the doorway


Brandon Cook

press coverage

Blount Today coverage: (link...)

Did I miss the coverage in the Daily Times?


"I think it would be a good idea."
-Mahatma Gandhi, when asked what he thought of Western civilization

DT and LTTE

I didn't see any coverage in the DT regarding Meares HQ opening but today there is a LTTE (link...) that breaks the DT's self imposed "we don't print candidate support letters" rule.

limited application

That only applies to letters supporting Democrat candidates.

"I think it would be a good idea."
-Mahatma Gandhi, when asked what he thought of Western civilization

we don't print candidate support letters

Do you think this might be legal advise from Rob Goddard, the Daily Times and the mayors attorney? Maybe he has told them both to contradict themselves as much as possible, so when someone tries to pin them down on an issue - they have all aspects of the issue covered.

Either way, maybe they should post a date tote board to keep up with all their contradictions, so when it comes time to contradict a "policy", they will at least have a guide as to how far out they can push a gullible public. Or is the public getting less and less gullible?

From the letter to the

From the letter to the editor:

He will make judgments based on facts. He takes his oath seriously. For someone to insinuate otherwise and question his integrity is wrong.

Who has insinuated otherwise?

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