Having a 44%-41% lead in the polls, even when your opponent has a 2.2-1 voter registration advantage, hints to a campaign with a little momentum behind it.
Having the support of local candidates and officials is another positive sign, but when statewide candidates, like Pat Toomey and Tom Corbett get out and stump for you, the momentum is more than just a hint.
Having an invite or even a speaking role at a Tea Party event is great, but when one of the largest national Tea Party in the country, FreedomWorks, and their founder Dick Armey get behind you, the momentum is beginning to really build.
Having a several local bloggers posting in your favor is another good sign, but when national blogging icons like Erick Erickson of Red State, John Hawkins of Right Wing News and Dan Riehl of Riehl World View all publicly support your candidacy, you may have some serious momentum behind you.
Having the support local TV and radio is great, but when your candidacy is getting support from national TV and radio icons like Rose Tennett of Quinn and Rose, Hugh Hewitt from the Hugh Hewitt Show and Sean Hannity from the Sean Hannity Show, there is major momentum behind your candidacy.
Having potential 2012 Republican Presidential candidates like; Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum all get behind your campaign is an amazing demonstration of political momentum, but being endorsed by former Vice Presidential candidate, Queen of the Tea Party and GOP kingmaker, Sarah Palin behind your candidacy is a coup d’etat beyond almost any Congressional candidate’s dreams. One which clearly demonstrates the overwhelming local, statewide and national momentum behind Tim Burns’ PA-12 Congressional campaign.
The Tim Burns campaign has some serious momentum behind it.
Tim Burns on the Sean Hannity Show, interviewed by Tucker Carlson.