Skip to comments.(DNC Chair) Howard Dean endorses (Socialist) Bernie Sanders' run for U.S. Senate
Posted on 05/10/2005 7:57:33 AM PDT by ForOurFuture
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There's a media report confirming the poll results now:
If the GOP can find a stalking horse for the extreme left-with more name recognition than the loon who ran on the Green Party ticket against Howard Dean-than we may have a shot at snatching this away from the Dems.
Of course, we have to watch out for any shenanigans that Dean & Co. might try to pull over on our side.
They managed to stage-engineer the nomination of a sacrificial lamb against Sen. Leahy two election cycles past.
See Mark Steyn's brilliant piece on this faux election, several years ago in TAS
Democrat, Socialist. Same thing.
And besides, Sanders caucuses with the Dems so he's a de facto Democrat.
I know, but the closest pursuer is 36 points behind at this point. By most rational standards, that would be a lot of ground to make up, even a year out. Sanders seems to be very popular in VT. He wins election after election. Has he ever lost a race there, or even been seriously challenged?
Unfortunately, that's the closest the Republicans have ever come to seating one of their own in that district.
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