Thursday, March 1, 2012
Between the two candidates that visited Brookhaven in the last year, which would you have ultimately liked to see/have seen in the White House?
We're not crazy. We know Herman Cain has long dropped out of the race to the White House. But he was the first of two candidates in the 2012 election season so far to visit Brookhaven - both at PDK. Although considered an underdog by many, Cain had been gaining steady momentum before the drama of alleged sexual relationships plagued his campaign. Today Rick Santorum visited Brookhaven. And while he stepped into Newt Gingrich's territory, Santorum had a respectable crowd to help in his last-ditch attempt to garner Georgia votes before Super Tuesday. If Cain hadn't dropped out of the race, between the two candidates that visited our community, who would you likely have voted for? Tell us in comments.
Santorum hosts Rally at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport
DeKalb-Peachtree Airport was temporarily transformed into 'Santorum Country' as lawn stakes peppered the grassy islands at the entrance of the airport, cars adorned electronic Santorum signs, self-proclaimed Santorum "roadies" sold campaign buttons on the perimeter of the staging area, and about 50 home schooled children stood on stage behind the former Pennsylvania Congressman as he spoke to an audience of about 200 people in Brookhaven. Standing with a miniature version of the U.S. Constitution in his right hand and the mic in the other, Rick Santorum said that he was the only true conservative candidate that could mark a clear contrast between himself and President Obama in the November election. And while the political bickering fueled…
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The Republican contender for POTUS is making our community one of a handfull of stops on the trail.
GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum is making Brookhaven the place for his Atlanta rally at Atlantic Aviation at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport on Thursday, March 1. The 11 a.m. event is free and it is open to the public. According to an 11 Alive report, Santorum is in second place with 85 delegates, with Mitt Romney at 165 delegates. Georgia native Newt Gingrich is a distant third with 32 delegates and Ron Paul is in fourth place with 19 delegates. To win the Republican nomination, a candidate would need 1,144 delegates.