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  •  It may be more possible than people think. (0+ / 0-)

    When unknown Democratic candidate Alvin Green won the 2010 Democratic primary for a US senate seat in South Carolina the MSM was trying to think up anything to explain Green’s primary victory away. They even said that his name appeared first on the ballot and people just blindly voted for him for that reason (yea right).
    I can tell you what happened. Democratic voters have become so sick of ‘democratic’ turncoats (Iraq war vote, letting war-criminals/financial criminals off the hook etc.) that a no-name with a “D” was more attractive than the presumptive nominee Vic Rawl, a four-term South Carolina lawmaker (who couldn’t have been THAT unpopular or he never would have won four terms), who was the party's pick.
    This comment isn’t about Green’s qualifications, it’s about the possibilities of a disgusted electorate voting for a no-name as opposed to the establishment candidate. As a matter of fact, Green’s lack of qualifications is a testimate to the possibilities of no-name candidates winning elections against party insiders. Outsider candidates with qualifications would have feasible chances of winning elections within an electorate disgusted with party insiders (i.e. establishment candidates).

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