The Public Option and NY-23
While the Democrats are crowing a bit this morning over the unusual circumstances of NY-23, they might want to pay attention to one under-reported fact: Bill Owens, the man NY-23 sent to Congress last night, campaigned against the public option. That is not exactly a ringing endorsement of Obamacare by the voters up there. Democrats might want to rethink how they view NY-23.
In NY-23, Conservatives Win
The race has now been called for Democrat Bill Owens. This is a huge win for conservatives. “Whaaaa. . . ?” you say. There are two big victories at work in New York’s 23rd Congressional District. First, the GOP now must recognize it will either lose without conservatives or will win with conservatives. In 2008, many conservatives sat home instead of voting for John McCain. | Read More »
41-36 According to Sienna
There is poll volatility (PDF) in the NY-23 race. PPP has Hoffman over 50%. Sienna has him at 41%. Both have Owens hovering in the mid-thirties. Isn’t it interesting, by the way, that for the last month Owens has held in the mid-thirties while everyone else has bounced around him and in New Jersey Corzine has held around 41% while everyone bounced around him. I | Read More »
According to PPP, Doug Hoffman has raced into the lead against Owens, taking 51% to Owens’ 34% The race, however, is not over and there is no guarantee the polling is even halfway accurate. That is not to slight PPP, it just happens to be a crazy race, with a last minute drop out, and lots of weekend polling scores to make up the foundation. | Read More »
Scozzafava Throws Support to the Democrat
Dede Scozzafava is throwing her support to the Democrat, Bill Owens. She and her husband are working with union activists to drive the vote up for the Democrat. The Republican Party spent $900,000.00 to help her and this is how she repays them. And Pete Sessions, Chairman of the NRCC, and Guy Harrison, Executive Director of the NRCC, still have their jobs and are failing | Read More »
The GOP Establishment Must Be Purged as the GOP Loses in NY-23
Editor’s Note: I suggest you read carefully as I am not an advocate of purging people like Susan Collins or the typical “RINO” as there are some races where a conservative really cannot win. I am, however, serious that the GOP must purge its staff and leaders who have decided to always go with the liberal. In particular, the NRCC, NRSC, and RNC need some | Read More »
BREAKING: We PWND The NRCC. Dede Scozzafava Drops Out. GOP Establishment Dies on Our Hill.
Dede Scozzafava has dropped out of the NY-23 race. In her statement, she said I hereby release those individuals who have endorsed and supported my campaign to transfer their support as they see fit to do so. I am and have always been a proud Republican. It is my hope that with my actions today, my Party will emerge stronger and our District and our | Read More »