Over at Politico, Alex Isenstadt is reporting that
Accountant Phil Liberatore has poured nearly half a million dollars into a GOP primary challenge to Rep. Gary Miller (R-Calif.), who has found himself on the end of a wave of attacks from the self-funder over his support for the TARP bailout…
â€œPhil is spending a lot of money because he doesnâ€™t want to be beholden to any special interests,â€ said Sullivan. â€œTheyâ€™re tired of it….â€
But Miller, who held five events in his district on Monday, said he remained confident of victory and that while voters around the country were unhappy, he believed his constituents approved of the job he was doing.
â€œIâ€™m not getting the sense that people are unhappy with me in the district,â€ said Miller.
Read Isenstadt’s entire article here.
[Image of Miller playing soldier courtesy of Dissent the Blog.]