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Bad News Continues for GOP: Allen West Likely Out

Roadkill582 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:45 AM
The American people lost a true hero to a spoiled brat fratboy whose daddy bought him the seat. If not for gerrymandering that seat would have stayed Republican.

Floridians in the new 18th congressional district gave much of the conservative world a shock Tuesday when Rep. Allen West, a freshman congressman, ended up slightly behind Democrat Patrick Murphy in voting with 97 percent of the precincts reporting. While the full vote count may not be known until Wednesday/Thursday, according to a account, Business Insider felt confident enough to report Murphy as the projected winner based on NBC News numbers. These had Murphy up 159,959 to 157,578 with 99 percent of the precincts reporting.

One thing this contest certainly was not was boring. At one point, West...