Gov. Nathan Deal’s campaign highlighted tweets Carter sent in 2013 welcoming Obama to town, as well as the Facebook post you see to the right. His spokeswoman Jen Talaber noted that he “doesn’t seem quite as excited to have his longtime friend” arrive now.
Carter spokesman Bryan Thomas, in a fit of snark, tweeted the below response:
And Better Georgia, the left-leaning group that backs Carter's bid, pointed out that Deal, the state's top Republican, is also conspicuously absent.