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  •  He's safe. (1+ / 0-)
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    idantelope

    By the time he's up for reelection this will be ancient history. He's run unopposed in some races, and this isn't enough to kill his career.

    And the party really defends their own here. One of our state senators- the GOP caucus chairman, got drunk and stole a vehicle, then crashed it.

    The GOP rallied around him for the most part and refused to take his chair.

    P.S. I am not a crackpot.

    by BoiseBlue on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 08:15:18 AM PST

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    •  Ya gotta love democracy (0+ / 0-)

      and its tendency to reinforce tribalism vs. nationalism (in the best sense of the word, in doing what's best for the nation, not tribe or self).

      "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

      by kovie on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 09:33:44 AM PST

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