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  •  How did Delay (none)
    get reelected in Nov?  Weren't people in the district aware of his shenanigans?  What was the tipping point and why did it take so long?
    •  complex question (none)
      this is a very republican area.  people don't think frankly & just vote along party lines.  

      & that's not a "those damn hicks" insult -- it's just the truth.  

      the biggest reason why Delay won i think is b/c the opposition had no history & had not established itself.  Delay had basically been running unopposed.

      alot of Dems here are asleep.  they are waking up but alot of people saw no alternate & knew little about Delay to feel the need change ships.

      morrison, a great candidate, had A LOT of stationary inertia to move & it took about 2 years to do it -- just a few months too late unfortunately.

      i think that's probably true nationwide.  we were asleep too long.  

      •  Thanks for the reply (none)
        Delay has been on my watch list ever since Vanity Fair did an expose on him last year.  I couldn't believe his misdeeds (getting Texas redistricted and corporate contribution shakedowns) weren't getting a lot of play in your district.  Thanks for the explanation.

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