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Sharice Davidsí success proves Johnson County is turning bluer
The Kansas City Star ^ | November 28, 2018 | STEVE ROSE

Posted on 11/28/2018 10:11:01 AM PST by GuavaCheesePuff

In the national explosion known as the midterm elections of 2018, ground zero had to be the Kansas 3rd District congressional race. There, a political novice who is Native American, openly gay and whom hardly anyone had ever heard of a year ago, swept away a historically popular, four-term Republican incumbent with 20 years of political experience, renowned for his campaigning skills and fundraising prowess.

Sharice Davids was the most unlikely of candidates to beat Rep. Kevin Yoder. But that was before Yoder was body-snatched by President Donald J. Trump.

To really grasp how that alliance had morphed two men into almost one big Trump, consider Yoder’s answer to the final question in the only debate held between the two candidates: Asked which area of government Yoder thinks should take the biggest cut, his answer was the Environmental Protection Agency. That budget had already been cut by a third, and the EPA’s role in combating climate change had been reduced to almost nothing. Yet Yoder clung to the Trump agenda, even though he knew he was losing moderate Republican voters who were switching to Davids. His answer baffled me, as it did Davids.

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


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: affluentsuburbs; demoralization; joco; johnsoncounty; kansas; libtroll; payload; sharicedavids; sowingdiscord; suburbangop
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1 posted on 11/28/2018 10:11:01 AM PST by GuavaCheesePuff
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

Oh noes, I guess we have to embrace GoreBull Warming, amnesty for illegal aliens, open borders and dissolution of the country to get people to vote for Republicans......../s


2 posted on 11/28/2018 10:15:40 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: Lurkinanloomin

No.

Talk about jobs.

J O B S

H E A L T H C A R E

P O L I C E A N D L A W A N D O R D E R

M I L I T A R Y R E A D I N E S S

Why are we still in Afghanistan? That is itching suburban white women. They’re husbands, sons, brothers, fathers, brothers-in-law, male cousins are there in a wasteland for no reason. Why? Why so? They love them so.


3 posted on 11/28/2018 10:18:26 AM PST by GuavaCheesePuff (I want to thank the Good Lord for making me a Yankee-Old Yankee Stadium (1923-2008))
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

Was there anything in this lib puff piece you thought would interest other FReepers?


4 posted on 11/28/2018 10:20:16 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

“Bluer” = more Pinkos


5 posted on 11/28/2018 10:23:51 AM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Menehune56

That Freepers need to fight back and take back the suburbs that is literally ours?

Take back the suburbs! Why is that so hard to comprehend? When Republicans lose Johnson County, Kansas, and DuPage County, Illinois, and Orange County, California, Reagan Country, no, Republicans did not have a good election night on Tuesday!

Winning MO, IN, ND does not make it better. You lost GOp suburban fortresses, it is time for the party and Trump to dig in and rebuild in 2019.

Trump needs to be in every suburb from now til November 2020.


6 posted on 11/28/2018 10:25:35 AM PST by GuavaCheesePuff (I want to thank the Good Lord for making me a Yankee-Old Yankee Stadium (1923-2008))
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To: Menehune56

He thinks we need to pander to suburban women more.
A kinder and gentler GOP........


7 posted on 11/28/2018 10:26:27 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

And before Yoder we had Dennis Moore (D). The seat goes back and forth. I’ll bet Rose didn’t have the same all encompassing perspective of the voter’s intent when Yoder first won.


8 posted on 11/28/2018 10:28:32 AM PST by Starstruck (I'm usually sarcastic. Deal with it.)
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To: Lurkinanloomin

The ‘burbs are where the votes are.

I don’t understand this anti-suburban mood here.

Suburbs have more vote shares than the rural and urban areas.

Period.


9 posted on 11/28/2018 10:29:43 AM PST by GuavaCheesePuff (I want to thank the Good Lord for making me a Yankee-Old Yankee Stadium (1923-2008))
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

The excitement just drips off the page. Steve Rose is the ultimate metrosexual who shouts about the evironment and climate change but whose idea of wildness is an unmown grass laden median along the parkway. He and the rest of the Left Wing Kansas City crowd are beside themselves at the victory of Sharice Davids, who is undoubtedly a Communist. Wyandotte and Johnson Counties who constitute the 3d Congressional District have always been the Democrat petting zoo of Kansas. The rest of us observe them in their natural environment on our way to Arrowhead and Kaufman to watch the Chiefs and the Royals.

They used to have their own Congressman, a Democrat, but then along came Kevin Yoder, a Republican who behaved like a Democrat. Well, they have their Democrat Congress critter back, but they won’t like her much, she is the Kansas version of Ocasio-Cortes. They will likely try to find a more suitable Democrat to replace her, but don’t count on them electing a Republican soon, if ever.


10 posted on 11/28/2018 10:30:07 AM PST by centurion316
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To: BenLurkin

Commie REDDER.


11 posted on 11/28/2018 10:30:53 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj ("It's Slappin' Time !")
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To: centurion316

There’s only one Democrat in all of Congress who doesn’t score as a Communist (Collin Peterson of MN), and even he is likely to vote for Pelosi for Speaker.


12 posted on 11/28/2018 10:33:18 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj ("It's Slappin' Time !")
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

I live in the suburbs of Richmond.
We had THE BEST Congressman of the 435.
Dave Brat saved the country from Rubio’s amnesty by defeating the weasel Eric Cantor in 2014.
People from New Jersey moved down here and elected a CIA Deep State operative to replace him.


13 posted on 11/28/2018 10:34:36 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: Lurkinanloomin

Stupidity is a trait inherent to Johnson County Democrats. ought to know; I’ve been around a few of them.

IOW, they’re just about as bad as California or New York Democrats. Since the Kansas City Birdcage Liner is a McClatchy rag, it’s well-known as a Leftist publication.

4-5 counties in Kansas delivered enough votes to put this lesbian in office. Including where Kansas City, Kansas is and Lawrence, Kansas (KU).

There are conservatives in Johnson County. Just not enough voted to offset the Obama liberals.


14 posted on 11/28/2018 10:36:12 AM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

Yoder was a pimp, he’s better than a demonRAT, but was as dependable as Paul Ryan. Maybe they can do better in 2 years.


15 posted on 11/28/2018 10:54:20 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke all mooselimb terrorists, today.)
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To: Starstruck
And before Yoder we had Dennis Moore (D).

Did he steal everyone's lupins? :-)

16 posted on 11/28/2018 10:55:00 AM PST by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a' white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: bassmaner
Did he steal everyone's lupins? :-)



"Halt! Halt! Gentlemen, ladies, bring out your valuables please. Come along sir, come along. Come along, madam, come along. Oh, is that all you've got ... well, he's got much more than you ... so you'd better have some of his ... sorry... pick them up in a moment... there's about oh, what, nine down there... so you must have about... oh, he's still got lots... oh you've got what? ... you've got more than he started with... so if I give you some of those ... well now, look ... have you got a bit of jewelry? If I give you that one and you have some of his coins ... is that another box? Were you trying to hide it? Well, that's nice! Right! Now. I've got a tiara ... you've got one... you've got one of the boxes... you've got one... anyone else got a tiara? Take your hat off! ... Oh, honestly, it's absolutely pointless trying to do this if you're going to cheat. It really is awful of you..."

17 posted on 11/28/2018 10:57:53 AM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

There ARE NO “moderate Republican voters”.

There are Americans. And there are Socialists.


18 posted on 11/28/2018 11:19:28 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

You seem to have completely lost track of the reasons we lost where we did. Reasons such as a record 34 House Rep retirements and a media showing record setting bias against the Republicans.


19 posted on 11/28/2018 11:22:03 AM PST by billyboy15 (Es)
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To: GuavaCheesePuff

The county isn’t turning bluer. What an election looks like all depends on where the commie ‘RATS plant their xenofreeloaders in the country illegally.


20 posted on 11/28/2018 11:30:30 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (#NotARussianBot)
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