You want to know how toxic a candidate Craig James is? Chernobyl-level toxic:
“If you ask the average Republican voter… he’s remembered for the scandal at SMU and using his position at ESPN to get a wildly popular coach fired. He is by far one of the most hated men in West Texas.”
That’s not hyperbole. Last year Stefan Hankin of Lincoln Park Strategies threw Craig James into a statewide poll and found that James was less popular in West Texas than Barack Obama.
“It’s not that people in West Texas don’t like him,” said Mayes. “It’s that nobody likes him.”
Which, again, makes you wonder what the WWL sees in the guy.
(By the way, if you want to hear what Leach’s attorney said on Finebaum’s show about James, here you go.)