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  •  high name recognition, I looked at the county (0+ / 0-)

    totals. Despite losing statewide in 2003 to Richie Farmer by only 10, she actually lost Jefferson County 49 to Farmer's 51. Richie Farmer's win was entirely name recognition and nothing else. Had she ran against anyone else (including Comer), Alice Baesler would have won.

    •  Imagine losing to a complete unqualified idiot (3+ / 0-)
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      and trailing simply because of the other person's family and/or last name. Now we know how Alice Baesler in 2003 and Al Gore 2000 feel.

      "So there's a time for silence, and there's a time for waiting your turn. But if you know how you feel, and you so clearly know what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

      by SouthernINDem on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 09:15:26 PM PDT

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      •  bush was qualified though (1+ / 0-)
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        he was governor of texas.

        he was a shitty president, but he had the credentials

        18, D, new CA-18 (home) new CA-13 (college). Economic liberal, social libertarian, fiscal conservative. Put your age and CD here :) -.5.38, -3.23

        by jncca on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 10:26:49 PM PDT

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