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Missteps or meltdowns? (Minnesota's DFL Hatch Nuts?)
St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 4 November 2006 | BILL SALISBURY and PATRICK SWEENEY

Posted on 11/04/2006 7:42:41 AM PST by shrinkermd

With two angry outbursts at reporters this week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Hatch made his temper an issue in the closing days of the campaign.

In one of those exchanges, a newspaper chain reported that he called a male reporter a "Republican whore." He denied using that terminology.

Whether the controversy is just a one-day flap or the political "meltdown" gleefully proclaimed by a Republican leader depends on how Hatch handles bad news.

"When the heat and lights are on, his big challenge will be whether he keeps his composure," Carleton College political science professor Steven Schier said Friday....

(Excerpt) Read more at twincities.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: hatch; loses; temper
Democrat candidates usually have an anger problem. If you doubtt this read the Daily Kos, DU, Moveon, NYT or the Strib.

Being angry seems to be their chief political attribute.

1 posted on 11/04/2006 7:42:42 AM PST by shrinkermd
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To: mplsconservative

ping.


2 posted on 11/04/2006 7:44:29 AM PST by Keith in Iowa (Liberals: People whose relationship to reality appears to be somewhat tenuous.)
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To: shrinkermd

Well I am surprised any of the DFL contolled MN media reported this


3 posted on 11/04/2006 7:45:28 AM PST by MNJohnnie (The Democrat Party: Hard on Taxpayers, Soft on Terrorism!)
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To: shrinkermd
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1732122/posts



MDE EXCLUSIVE: HATCH USES CRIB SHEET ON RIGHT HAND DURING ALMANAC DEBATE
Minnesota Democrats Exposed ^ | November 3, 2006 | Michael B. Brodkorb

Posted on 11/04/2006 7:12:26 AM CST by maggief

A few minutes into tonight's debate on Almanac, my phone started ringing with calls from both Democrats and Republicans telling me it looked like Hatch had notes written on his right hand.

I don't know what the debate rules were, but I'll find out.
4 posted on 11/04/2006 7:45:37 AM PST by maggief
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To: shrinkermd

I'm not interested in girls like the one Mr. Hatch was talking to.

I'm saving myself for Anne Coulter.


5 posted on 11/04/2006 7:46:10 AM PST by NaughtiusMaximus (Let's all be Magnificent Bastards. Turn out those Republican votes!)
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To: shrinkermd

6 posted on 11/04/2006 7:55:07 AM PST by radar101 (LIBERALS = Hypocrisy and Fantasy)
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To: shrinkermd

But these same people are the ones who proclaim WE need anger management classes.

If we just stand back and listen - we'll see that the old standby - the "projection technique" is in full force.

The dems are so paranoid that we might continue to win they have set up a "war room" filled with lawyers ready to pounce on even the most trivel of infractions in voting. If they were so sure of a win .. they wouldn't need such a thing as a "war room".


7 posted on 11/04/2006 7:59:54 AM PST by The Final Harvest (Drive-By Media: Fake news, fake documents, fake polls)
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To: Keith in Iowa

Thanks for the ping, Keith.

My, my, this is a surprise to see this in print. Will wonders never cease.


8 posted on 11/04/2006 8:02:36 AM PST by mplsconservative
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To: mplsconservative

BTTT


9 posted on 11/04/2006 8:08:23 AM PST by cibco (Xin Loi! Saddam)
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To: shrinkermd
Key quote from the article:

"Where's this guy coming from?" Hubbard asked, referring to Hatch. "He's nuts."

I love you Stanley! :)

10 posted on 11/04/2006 8:09:38 AM PST by mplsconservative
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To: maggief
I isolated the picture of Hatch's hand and with some sophisticated software can report what the words are.

It's five synonyms for the word Whore.

11 posted on 11/04/2006 8:46:00 AM PST by DManA
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To: shrinkermd

12 posted on 11/04/2006 8:47:04 AM PST by Petronski (CNN is an insidiously treasonous, enemy propaganda organ.)
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To: mplsconservative

Unbelievable. A gubernatorial candidate goofier than Jesse.


13 posted on 11/04/2006 8:47:24 AM PST by DManA
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To: DManA

Heh-heh!

...and your #11 is great DManA! LOL!


14 posted on 11/04/2006 8:58:35 AM PST by mplsconservative
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To: mplsconservative

and a ping to this: http://powerlineblog.com/archives/015739.php -- too bad the redStar-Trib won't report this.


15 posted on 11/04/2006 9:26:25 AM PST by Keith in Iowa (Liberals: People whose relationship to reality appears to be somewhat tenuous.)
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To: shrinkermd

Is this getting much press? Because if it is, Hatch is DONE. I always expected him to lose, but this moves him from the unlikely column to the hopeless column.

It's fun having opponents who go nuts so easily.


16 posted on 11/04/2006 2:16:44 PM PST by zbigreddogz
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