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Prosser campaign to Kloppenburg: Donít you think itís time to concede?
Hotair ^ | 04/12/2011 | Allahpundit

Posted on 04/12/2011 6:41:46 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

As of lunchtime today, 69 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties had verified their vote totals and Prosser’s still on track for a 7,300-vote lead.

Dude, it’s time.

The campaign of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is now saying that challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg should consider the heavy odds in a recount — and that the margin shifts that occur in them are quite small.

As WisPolitics reports, Prosser’s campaign released a statement pointing out that that the largest ever vote swing in a Wisconsin statewide recount has only been 489 votes. Prosser’s current lead is over 7,000 votes. “History does not provide a rosy picture of recounts of a half a percent or less,” said Prosser campaign spokesman Brian J. Nemoir. “While there may be a legal right to a recount, after a review of past‐results and consideration for the heavy burden upon the state, it is in the best interests of the state to have the common sense decision be made to avoid the unnecessary drama of a recount.”

That would be in the best interests of the state, but it wouldn’t be in the best interests of Democrats. The best interests of Democrats require senior citizens to humiliate themselves by pleading age and confusion after the fact in a desperate attempt to delegitimize the results of an election that the unions lost against all odds. So yes, of course there’s going to be a recount. And if they’re lucky, there’ll be some minor procedural quirk in some Wisconsin county somewhere that they can point to as further “evidence” that the vote was rigged. Let’s get on with it.

Via Gateway Pundit, here’s Kloppenburg the day after the election, before the Waukesha error was known, declaring victory for the second time already with a lead of just 200 or so votes. That was enough of a cushion to be confident in the result, apparently, but Prosser’s 7,000-vote lead? Well, that’s different.




TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: davidprosser; elections; kloppenburg; prosser; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown
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1 posted on 04/12/2011 6:41:51 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR VIDEO OF KLOPPENBERG's REMARK : "We Won, our Victory will hold."


2 posted on 04/12/2011 6:43:03 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I bet No Kloppenburg concession ever.


3 posted on 04/12/2011 6:43:21 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: SeekAndFind

Edit to add, my only concern is Milwaukee County. Totals haven’t come in yet.


4 posted on 04/12/2011 6:44:55 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s time for the dumbass bimbo to go back to designing and modeling all of her red scarves. The Supreme Court job was over her head anyway.


5 posted on 04/12/2011 6:45:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Don't wait until the next "threatened" government shut down! Visit a National Park today!!!)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Is she the first SoreLoserwoman ?


6 posted on 04/12/2011 6:46:03 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: SeekAndFind
This whole episode made my month.

But Kloppenberg, she won't quit. The rules dictate that the loser concede, and leftists do not play by the rules.

Instead she'll become the toast of wacko rallies, b*tching incessantly about how she was cheated, like a certain national political figure I can think of.

Thats OK too. I hope she gets a huge ulcer.

7 posted on 04/12/2011 6:48:07 PM PDT by skeeter
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RE: I bet No Kloppenburg concession ever.

My feeling is people are making a big deal out of Prosser’s victory or loss. Even if Prosser wins (or not ) I don’t think it much matters.

All the Republicans need to do is to repass the same bill to get around the current legal issue. Prosser or Kloppenberg don’t really matter in this case.

The main area of concern would be if Prosser loses, the 4 liberal justices could then wreck havoc on Wisconsin from then on (It would be like the current SCOTUS with 5 liberals outnumbering the 4 conservatives).


8 posted on 04/12/2011 6:48:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: tet68

She is a Liberal activist who will make as much trouble as she can.


9 posted on 04/12/2011 6:49:14 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: SeekAndFind

Conceding would require honor which is absent among most libs.


10 posted on 04/12/2011 6:50:04 PM PDT by Lando Lincoln (But that's just me.)
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Dude! Where’s my vote, my second and third votes, my dead mother’s vote, and my undocumented worker friend’s vote?!?!?!

That’s just not fair, dude! I want a recount or I’m gonna have a temper tantrum and call all my Leftist friends to do the same! And if three or more recounts and protests don’t work I’ll move to Canada or Europe!

But first I need to light up a doob!


11 posted on 04/12/2011 6:51:00 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t think passage of that bill a second time would be a sure thing, particularly if Kloppenburg actually won. Republicans have lost their nerve before.


12 posted on 04/12/2011 6:52:09 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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I bet No Kloppenburg concession ever.

I'm still waiting for Albert Gore to concede to George W. Bush.

13 posted on 04/12/2011 6:52:22 PM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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I guess some folks haven't read the history of Christine Gregoire in Washington, or Al Franken in Wisconsin; the democrats haven't even begun their serious electioneering yet.

There are still boxes of votes to be discovered under copy machines, in the trunks of cars and basements of elections volunteers who inadvertently took them home with the cat food.

14 posted on 04/12/2011 6:54:22 PM PDT by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: SeekAndFind

She’ll concede as soon as Bob Bennett and Mike Castle do.


15 posted on 04/12/2011 6:56:28 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Baynative

Good point, has Milwaukee finished their count yet?


16 posted on 04/12/2011 6:58:42 PM PDT by Fido969
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To: SeekAndFind

I can’t get enough of Kloppenbimbo’s victory speech.

Am I sick, or what?


17 posted on 04/12/2011 7:00:43 PM PDT by Fido969
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To: SeekAndFind

To Quote Teddy KEGGER at the BORK Hearings...
“My Mind is made up, don’t try to confuse me with FACTS!”

applies to the Libs in Wisconsin, too .. I guess!


18 posted on 04/12/2011 7:04:10 PM PDT by gwilhelm56 (islam ... church of the Perpetually Offended!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I hadn’t seen her speak before....what a freak.


20 posted on 04/12/2011 7:11:34 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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