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  •  BRown can be defeated,and Kerry is a great choice (8+ / 0-)

    so I humbly disagree

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    by wishingwell on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 07:44:41 AM PST

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    •  What happens if Brown wins? (1+ / 0-)
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      aseth

      Even so the especial election will consume a huge amount of the oxygen in our national conversation and distract from doing anything.  Paralysis as we wait for the voters of Massachusetts to decide.  And remember it is a blue state so there is not a big OFA operation.  Whose voters will come out?  What faux outrage will become a deciding factor in this election?  Sorry but John Kerry ain't and will never be General Marshall.

    •  Brown CAN be defeated (1+ / 0-)
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      Far from a guarantee. And a needless risk. Senate seats are important. Dems only have a few votes to spare for majority support on bills and still have Conservadems to worry about. A Brown win gets the GOP that much closer to taking the Senate in 2014, when a lot of vulnerable Democrats are up.

      I notice a lot of the people so sure Brown can be beaten DO NOT LIVE in Massachusetts and don't work on campaigns here.

      Republicans...think the American standard of living is a fine thing--so long as it doesn't spread to all the people. And they admire the Government of the United States so much that they would like to buy it. Harry S. Truman

      by fenway49 on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 08:26:44 AM PST

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