Skip to comments.Should Norm Coleman Concede?
Posted on 04/02/2009 1:40:01 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
In the two days since a three judge state panel handed Norm Coleman a major setback in his election contest against entertainer Al Franken (D) the former Minnesota senator has made clear that he has no plans to declare defeat anytime soon.
"Well, clearly it wasn't over," Coleman said during a radio interview yesterday, adding: "Every vote has to now be counted, and as I repeat again and again, counted with a uniform standard."
Coleman's lead lawyer, Ben Ginsberg, has dismissed the court's ruling on Tuesday as an "April Fool's day" decision. The ruling "gives us no choice but to appeal that order to Minnesota Supreme Court," added Ginsberg.
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Man, that’s dumb.
I would be happy with a perpetual stalemate for the next 6 years. 99 is more than enough senators especially if the 100th would be Al Franken or a republican of Coleman’s bent
Well, I’m sure that Coleman would have voted for TARP, stimulus, budget, and so on, and so on. He’s not really a conservative.
If it wasn’t for the idiot third party fools taking away votes, Coleman would be back in the Senate.
If the George Soros funded Marxist Al Franken ends up in
the Senate, thank the idiot third party loons
Good point. A stalemate is a win-win for us.
Make it go the Supremes!!!!! Finding votes in the trunks of cars???Give us a break!!!
“Finding votes in the trunks of cars???”
And I’m sure they will find a few thousand more(or whatever it takes for a win) still lodged in the trunks of cars.
I notice you're not a Minnesotan. No skin off your nose to shout like that.
Yes, Coleman's a RINO, but Jason Lewis had a point yesterday. After the h*ll the liberals have put him through in this fiasco, Coleman must now realize there is no point in sucking up to them. He might be a man unleashed if he gets back in.
Coleman's also done some great work to expose the UN and is firmly against card check legislation. There IS a big difference between Norm and Al.
And the other biggie here: R's need to fight back against this fraud and fight hard. No more turning tail and letting the rats get away with cheating and stealing elections.
Just posting in a large font will not make it a true statement.
I suppose there’s no chance for a real conservative to win that seat anyway. As one from a blue state, I know that feeling.
Runoff election... runoff election... runoff election... runoff election............
I worked the field for Tedisco for 8 weeks, battling to a tie, 77,225 apiece. What is the deal with the Pulido candidacy in Cook Cnty?
we need Coleman and we need every little seat we can get......
we take back the country one seat at a time.....
btw....if it weren't for the third party dreamers, we wouldn't have seen the likes of Franken except back on comedy central...
I don’t have my fingeron the pulse of Cook County, but my guess is she will do better than expected but still fall short. She is a talented pol (and Freeper ChicagoLady), but her main issue (illegal immigration) is not enough at this time o put her over in that district. Further problems are caused by the fact that the Baar-Topinka wing of the party is still more or less running the Republican side of things. I hld tem responsible for Obama in the first place, as they were the ones who made life too miserable for good ol’ Peter Fitzgerald to run for re-election for his own seat. Shameful bunch.
yes, some GOP members in the district are bashing her pretty good in the papers.
I don't "think" Coleman will vote differently than Franken at all. I KNOW he will vote differently than Franken, based on the positions he's held for the last 16 years in office and the record he's complied in the U.S. Senate over the last six years. Coleman and Franken might agree on a small handful of issues, but on the vast majority of issues they are different as night and day. For example, Coleman has a career record of 100% A ratings on gun rights and pro-life (even when he was a Democrat! Perhaps that explains why the RATs booed him when he the Dem mayor of St. Paul...) Coleman refused to support any special rights legislation for "gay pride" and same sex benefits, even when he was a Dem. Coleman was a staunch supporter of victory in Iraq from day one and never waivered. And so on and so forth. Franken won't be caught dead supporting any of that.
We're left with two possiblities: either Coleman would suddenly decide to reverse about a dozen major positions he's held for over a decade, or your premise that he would vote "just like Franken" is false. I tend to assume the latter.
Since you Coleman haters continue to simply lie about his positions rather than simply point out where you disagree with him, I'm going to have to post a vanity one of these days listing all of the positions "RINO" Coleman has taken on major issues in the U.S. Senate. Coleman bashers here seem to be as factual as a Michael Moore documentary.
Why don;t you take a closer look at Coleman’s record and cross check it with Franken’s public positions.
Coleman is not perfect by any stretch but he was good on lot of major issues. Franken is a lunatic moonbat and recipient of a stolen election which Coleman is risking his reputation fighting.
Yup they’re sure the same.
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