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« Overnight Open Thread | Main | Top Headline Comments 8-26-10 »
August 25, 2010

Democrat? Moi? Surely You Jest!
Added: Associated Press Plays The Faithful Stooge

Just as the reality starts to hit Democrats that this year is going to be a massacre for them, they have to confront a new fact...it's likely to be worse than they thought.

“Democrats kept thinking: ‘We’re going to get better. We’re going to get well before the election,’” said one of Washington’s best-connected Democrats. “But as of this week, you now have people saying that Republicans are going to win the House. And now it’s starting to look like the Senate is going to be a lot closer than people thought.”

A Democratic pollster working on several key races said, “The reality is that [the House majority] is probably gone.” His data shows the Democrats’ problems are only getting worse. “It’s spreading,” the pollster said

...Yet Democratic concern continues to manifest itself in a variety of ways, including the purchasing of ads in districts – like that of veteran Ike Skelton of Missouri -- that historically are only in play in miserable political years and were not considered at risk several months ago. And then there are more subtle hints that professional Democrats are worried -- lobbyists are reporting a noticeable uptick in House committee staffers looking for jobs.

...In some races, endangered Democrats are trying to carve out their own separate identities from the national party – even if that means bashing Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Check the whole thing out. Aside from a few attempts to cheer up Democrats reading the story, it's pretty tasty.

Jake Tapper has a post along these same lines...Democrats turning against their leadership. He illustrates the point nicely with a bunch of Democratic ads.

There's definitely a theme running through them....

Old and Busted: Yes We Can! We're Democrats.

New Hotness: Independent!

This is my favorite (so far) from the new genre.

"Independent conservative"? Dude you're a DEMOCRAT, own it.

Now you may think, he's from Alabama, what else do you expect him to say? Well, take a look at the one from the guy in Ohio. It's all about illegal immigration. Ohio!

In less than two years we've gone from the idea that Republicans may never be a force in national elections again to Democrats turning on their leadership in order to save their own seats.

Added: Like the good lapdogs they are, the AP chimes in with this report, "As GOP civil war rages, Democrats look to benefit".

Talk about your bitter clingers.

This Democrat Is Running as a Mental Patient [ace]: A Democrat, Chris Young, is running for Providence's mayor. A local station has a feature called "Coffee with the Candidates" in which they give candidates five minutes to talk with the hostess, to introduce themselves to the city.

This guy used his time unexpectedly.


"I hope you learned something."

-- "I did. Always make sure to park your car near an active doorway under a working streetlight."

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