Skip to comments.Newcomer Stirs Up Connecticut Senate Race
Posted on 01/01/2010 3:21:22 PM PST by YankeeReb
She is a political novice seeking to unseat one of the most powerful Democrats in the United States Senate. But Linda McMahon does possess one big weapon: a vast personal fortune that she is already wielding to shake up the race.
Ms. McMahon has been saturating residents with television advertisements, pouring money into the campaigns of local elected officials and building a campaign organization that dwarfs its rivals.
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Except this lady is the last person we need to be running.
NYT is promoting McMahon because she is the weakest candidate against the corrupt Dodd.
NYTs whistling past the grave yard...
No surprise there.
Only reason I see she is in it is to siphon off some GOP votes. Imagine her friend Rahm Emanual asked her to run as a Republican.
Not another RINO?
Well could be a RINO but at least her website says she isn’t. Time will tell.
Her ads against the stimulus and other big spending plans are very effective, IMO. Though I notice she directs her criticism entirely at “Washington.” No trashing of Dodd, or the Dems. I wonder if she is going to try avoiding direct assaults like that because she realizes this is still a heavily Democrat state so she has to appear to be non partisan while just attacking incumbents. I think it is about time she starts naming names though.
Speaking of names, I read on some other site or blog that the former gov and senator Weicker is on her advisory board. If that is correct then it might be all we need to know about her. She should NOT be nominated.
There is reason to believe that she is Lowell Weicker in a dress.
I refuse to even link into the slime for any reason.
But it would be nice to know the following.
Who is running in all parties in the Connecticut race?
What is the candidate final filing date ?
What is the date of the primary ?
Schiff in, Dodd out........
If Vince has any say, Triple H will come in at the last minute and hit Simmons over the head with a chair while JR screams “My God! My God! What has just happened?
I just hope she doesn’t cite dealing with Mr Fuji and Nikolai Volkoff as foreign policy credentials
The New York Times seems to have ignored that journalistic rule and not included the name of Peter Schiff, who is the man to watch for the GOP nomination to run against Dodd for United States Senate.
Don't even ask me why, because I think you and I both know.
Think of a double victory in the CT and MA senate races. Hussain would soil himself.
Will she be the first senator with breast implants?
Look.....think how HUMILIATING it will be to That Punk DODD if this woman Beats him!!!!! His humiliation will be worth having a RINO.......DUMP DODD no matter what!!
That’s priceless-but I expect that Rob Simmons will be the nominee.
Isn’t Linda on record for giving campaign donations to the Looney Left?
Shes a plant.......
She’s no Bachmann or Palin, she’s pro-choice, just think Snowe, Collins, Hutchinson, and Scozzafova, and you’ve got McMahon all from the same RINO mold. I’m sure Newt and the GOP establishment will be pulling for her too.
You make a good point. In some constituancies, unfortunately, a RINO is the only kind of Republican who can win and just one more of them would have been enough to stop that horrible health care bill from passing.
I agree with you about Rob Simmons. He’s the strongest general election nominee regardless of what you may hear from McMahon or Schiff supporters. He won several House terms in a Congressional district that leans Democratic in Presidential years by 10+ points. He lost his last race by less than 500 votes in the bloodbath of 2006. Bottom line, he can beat Dodd and win votes from Democrats and independents who want the incumbent out.
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