Received this article in a round-about way (via Facebook) and have not been able to locate it on the Internet. There are some other blogs noting that Shafer is hinting, that there are rumblings, but this is the first news article we've found. We've included a link to the Facebook page with the full article posted:
Senator David Shafer launches campaign for Lt. Governor
SebPublication: Chattanooga Times Free Press; Date:Dec 12, 2008; Section: North Georgia; Page Number:27
Lieutenant governor hopeful launches campaign in Catoosa By Kevin Cummings firstname.lastname@example.org
Online: Hear David Shafer and Martin Scott talk about the campaign. Comment on this story.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Past election evidence overwhelmingly shows that Northwest Georgia is GOP country, so it makes sense to kick off a Republican campaign here. Trying to draw on the good omens of other candidates who have campaigned at Alvin Worley’s Outback and won — including Gov. Sonny Perdue — Republican state Sen. David Shafer, R-Duluth, a candidate for lieutenant governor, held his first official campaign event Thursday at the rustic meeting venue.