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View Diary: Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: 7/29 (135 comments)

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  •  It's not so much disapproval as it is (2+ / 0-)
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    MichaelNY, tietack

    nonchalance. The big chunk of Democrats that isn't giving him an actual nod of approval seems to be saying, time and time and time again, that while they don't love him, they are more than happy to vote for him. And in the end, that's what matters.

    And no, he does not appear to be a progressive's wet dream. He is, however, a solid if not super solid vote on pretty much everything, he doesn't grand stand just to be a pain in the ass, and he continues to lead his challengers in an always close state by impressive margins. That's nothing to scoff at.

    •  Nobody could beat him anyway (2+ / 0-)
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      MichaelNY, tietack

      There isn't anyone with the stature, skill or resources which makes it all the more stupid. 84.79 Progressive Punch lifetime score. As way of comparison, the most conservative Democrat, Ben Nelson, comes in at 53.95 and the most liberal Republican, Olympia Snowe, scores 36.31.

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