Skip to comments.Polls show Blankenship ahead, sparking panic among GOP
Posted on 05/07/2018 12:54:09 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
Internal Republican polls show ex-coal CEO and former convict Don Blankenship in the lead a day before West Virginias Republican Senate primary, prompting more GOP fears about a Blankenship surge.
Some Republicans worry Blankenships controversial past could jeopardize their chances at unseating Manchin.
In a last-ditch effort to suppress Blankenship, Trump on Monday urged voters to reject the former coal executive and instead vote for either Jenkins or Morrisey on Tuesday.
To the great people of West Virginia we have, together, a really great chance to keep making a big difference, the president wrote on Twitter.
Problem is, Don Blankenship, currently running for Senate, cant win the General Election in your State...No way! Remember Alabama. Vote Rep. Jenkins or A.G. Morrisey!
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What about Blankenships' past is controversial (real or politically manufactured)?
The GOP should get on board with President Trumps agenda.
GOPe is panicking.
No one is listening to the Mitch “the Bitch” McConnell.
Who wants Machin reelected anyway.
Watch for yourself.
WV Senate debate.
The establishment doesn’t seem to want Blankenship any more than they wanted Moore.
Will the brass give away another Republican seat to prove they can do it?
A.G. Morrisey seems like a very reasonable alternative to the Blankenship guy based on WV television advertising which reaches the SW PA market.
Damn, GOP voters... connect with reality.
Blankenship is a mass murderer. Even if they started building snowmen in the hot stinky bad place, the only seat I would vote for him would be the electric chair. Or to put in even more extreme language, if he gets the nom I will support the Dimocrat, whoever they nominate. Yes, he is that vile.
Part III (particularly bad for Mitch)
Goodbye Supreme Court if Blankenship wins the primary.
Hatred of McConnell clouds judgement.....
People, please see past this spoiler. Roy Moore situation redux.
Sometimes accusations against business moguls are actually true. This SOB killed more than two dozen coal miners for money. He has the morals of a Mafia hit man. F-— him. I hope he burns in Hell for all eternity.
Does West VA have an open primary? Why cant the Republican Party decide on one candidate to go against someone who most likely cannot win the general election? What a worthless party... sometimes worse than worthless.
Oh, are kooks going to come forward and make 38 year old unprovable accusations against the Republican candidate while the Republican party deliberately stabs them in the back?
Because that's what happened in the "Moore situation."
You sound as though you know more details about this incident than the rest of us. What exactly did he do?
This is a very bad thing because despite all that we have dealt with respect to corrupt politics, it could actually be worse. This candidate represents that “worse.”
Sure, he’s playing “nice” right now, but nice men do not cut corners that get people killed. He cannot even run his own business without ending up in jail, there is no way, no how, that he should be given the public trust.
Please, West Virginia, do not let this candidate get past the primary.
Open Primary in W Va. Gives Demwits a chance to alter election outcome. They have and will...
Watch the debate for yourself, I posted all three parts from youtube.
Why then is he popular?
How could he even consider running for office with his background?
Who are his supporters? Why are they supporting him?
I seriously don't understand what's going on.
Your opinion and his wikipedia page don't seem to account for his poll numbers.
What's really going on?