Thuggery: Unionized Casino Pressing Employees to Vote for Reid

Guy Benson
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Posted: Nov 02, 2010 1:32 PM
Pressure politics in Nevada:

The staffer also offered Senator Reid’s personal involvement, writing, “PLEASE… PLEASE tell me how I can help. Would it help to have the Senator call Gary and help give you the backing you need?”

In her email to management, Harrah’s Batjer requested of her colleagues to “PLEASE do whatever we need” to communicate to company supervisors that there is “NOTHING more important than to get employees out to vote.”

She even issued an express endorsement. “Waking up to the defeat of Harry Reid Nov. 3 will be devastating for our industry’s future,” Batjer wrote.


The Reid camp, for all its obvious desperation, is claiming a comfy 4-to-8 point lead in internal polling.  They also say internal NRSC polls also reflect a large Reid advantage.  Sure.