Today we get this from WisPolitics.
Grampy is in Waukesha and Wausau today and La Crosse tomorrow. If he
can't get back under the MoE by next weekend there's no sense to running the ads
for the faithful.
McCain is out of Wisconsin on 10/18 at 4 PM.
The Republican National Committee hasn’t booked ads for the next week in
Wisconsin TV markets after running a series of spots attacking Barack Obama and
congressional Dems, according to TV sources.
I believe the expression is, "Running down the hawsers."