"This is Stacey Abrams with a message for Gwinnett residents. On Tuesday, March 19, I urge you to go out and vote 'yes' to expand MARTA to Gwinnett County. It's about more than just traffic. Economic mobility requires actual mobility."
The more nuanced endorsement – a surprise, really -- comes from WSB Radio host and conservative pundit Erick Erickson. From the press release:
"I am increasingly in favor of increasing heavy rail transport systems," Erickson said. "There's no more land out there to add lanes to these interstates around here. We continue to have people come into Georgia … and very limited potential for surface transportation infrastructure growth.
'If you want to be able to continue to drive into your office in Midtown, downtown Atlanta, Buckhead from the suburbs, we have to do something. Frankly, we spend taxpayer money to build roads, we can spend taxpayer money to dig tunnels and put heavy rail trains on to bring people back and forth to their work…."
Erickson’s message to Republicans is a very specific one: