OK. Follow the bouncing ball, in this case, reporting from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson’s long run for the U.S. Senate is over. Nelson announced Monday that he was ending his Democratic primary campaign and throwing his support to Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.
—jsonline, 7:00 a.m., July 25, 2022
In a stunning move with less than two weeks before the primary, Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry on Wednesday dropped out of the Democratic U.S. Senate race after having spent more than $12.3 million on the contest.
—jsonline, 10:05 a.m., July 27, 2022
State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski dropped out of the Democratic U.S. Senate primary Friday, clearing the field of major contenders for the party’s presumptive nominee, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.
—jsonline, 9:03 a.m., July 29, 2022
Funny how those dominoes just fell, so fast, in such a short amount of time.
The Journal Sentinel is correct. Barnes’ field is now as cleared as an opposing defense would have been against Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay Packer power sweep.
A very astute Facebook friend of mine gets credit for the following theory which in my mind is quite plausible.
With all of these Dem candidates suddenly dropping almost simultaneously like tennis balls off the edge of a card table this gives the Dems a wide open field to vote in the Republican primary, unless you are in Milwaukee County and want to vote in the Democrat primary for Sheriff.
Shenanigans here we come.