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Why Did Gabriel Gomez Lose?

Dave M Wrote: Jun 28, 2013 11:54 AM
it never fails to surprise me how many people here at TH get irate because you didn't vote for someone who refuses to represent you.

The vacated U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts was eminently winnable, according to Republican strategist Curt Anderson, but there was one major problem: GOP donors sat on the sidelines.

Let’s be clear, this was a winnable race. The Democrat candidate, Congressman Ed Markey, ran a lackluster campaign that inspired no one. His 37 years in Congress made him the poster boy for term limits, he has 271 votes to increase taxes, he barely showed up on the trail, and he is to the left of the average voter in Massachusetts. In short, he was a worse candidate than even...