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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Major Miner II, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Surely someone has SOMETHING worthy of discussing?

    How about the fact the the Tea Party has basically handed the Dems a renewed majority in the Senate?

    lol

    Losers!
     
  2. Taylor

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    Well, there are two categories: self-proclaimed Tea Party candidates and Tea Party-backed candidates. The former type is pretty idealistic: if unsupported by the GOP in the general election, they may try to run as a write-in or third party candidates, in which case they'd steal votes from the GOP.

    The latter type, on the other hand, are the sale ol' Republicans they've always been--they just happen to be endorsed by someone in the Tea Party. They will run as traditional Republicans with support from the GOP. I think these folks will have a better chance than the first type.
     
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    Yeah, O'Donnell is the one I had in mind. She's definitely the former type.

    Typically, during the second year of a president's first term, his party suffers big losses. This has been a recurring event throughout U.S. history. However, a serious division--e.g., more O'Donnell/GOP-type battles--might save the Dems from this trend.
     
  4. Go Tea Party!!!!!