Hammering away at people who are skeptical of Mary Burke is not actually helpful. No candidate is entitled to votes, votes should be earned.
If you find yourself in a situation in which someone who shares your political beliefs expresses skepticism or even some hostility to Mary Burke, you could try to use persuasion. For example, you could talk about:
*Mary Burke supports marriage equality and voting against the bigoted ban on gay marriage.
*She opposes voter ID
*She opposes the Republican proposal to let universities, technical colleges and educational service agencies create charter schools.
You could also say that it’s still early and just ask people to keep an open mind and give her chance. This would be the point at which you could launch into how awful Governor Walker has been at job creation, at protecting the environment, especially water, transparency in gov’t, or all the other things he has failed at.
Don’t say things like this about skeptics (from @jjoyce)
Mike Tate at WisPol lunch: ‘Ed Garvey is closer to supporting Republicans than Democrats these days.’
Assuming, you know, you care more about winning the Governor’s race than about your own ego.
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