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Todd Akin vs. Elizabeth Warren

moc23 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:21 PM
Let's not forget you can be also under investigation spending your last 8 months at the Mayo Clinic for Bipolar disorder, and still get elected. (As long as you check those Dem/Liberal boxes.)
wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:40 PM
Translation: you can be forced to fight baseless ethics charges from the opposition, and have a mental health issue that is used to completely denigrate your professional competence, and yet the voters can see through it and will still elect you for your dedication to the district and your record of accomplishment if you truly believe and put in the proper work.

There's something about the above proposition that makes me proud of educated voters who don't listen to outside groups who try to come in once every four years to tell them how bad their elected officials are...
moc23 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:52 PM
Nope. You miss the point. If JJJ was a Republican, he would have been crucified to the point of withdrawal from the election.
Humphrey Applebee Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 4:00 PM
The bigger point is that Jackson should not be running for a house seat if he is in the looney bin.

Many conservatives are still licking their wounds from election night, and understandably so.  It was ugly almost any way you slice it. As we move beyond the initial stages of political mourning, an intense round of Righty fratricide is on the way.  There will be nasty battles over the causes of Tuesday's mess, and vehement disagreements about where the Republican Party should go from here.  One of the suggested paths will be to moderate on a host of issues.  This approach may be wise on certain fronts, but wrong-headed on others.  That's a separate discussion for another day.  What...