Today, LPIN Communications Director Sheri Conover Sharlow put it best (the email she references is not attached):
"This is an email I received today about a local Republican who is announcing that his re-election machine is up and running.
This is merely intended as a reminder that the other guys already are gearing up for their campaigns, and we need to be doing this, too.
OK, Mike Kole, you're already are ...
We must start thinking this way -- and this far ahead -- if we are to win. It's just a normal election site, but it reminds us of the basics."