From left to right: Chris Carr, head of the state Department of Economic Development, Gov. Nathan Deal, a pair of Scarlett and Rhett lookalikes, state Sen. Frank Ginn and state Rep. Ron Stephens.
Our AJC colleague Jennifer Brett has identified the Rhett Butler actor Chad Sanborn. She reports that he posted this on his Facebook page: "I’m scandalous now. I'm the reason the governor didn't do anything about the snow. He was with us instead."
Finally, the Washington Post's "The Fix" blog just added Georgia's governors race to its most-likely-to-flip list, albeit the very bottom:
Gov. Nathan Deal (R) makes his first appearance on our list this cycle after a very rough week. He apologized and took responsibility for a widely panned response to a winter storm that slammed Atlanta. (Voters remember weather-related snafus.) While Deal still stands a good chance of winning a second term, his race is worth watching. State Sen. Jason Carter (D) -- grandson of Jimmy Carter -- raised over $1 million in about seven weeks. Deal, meanwhile faces a primary.
The Democratic Governors Association obviously smells blood in the water. Here's the video they posted shortly after 3 p.m. Friday: