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  •  I know. (4+ / 0-)

    I still can't believe Jack Conway lost to that fool. Even though it WAS 2010, which as Pelosi has said, was the "year of hell" for Democrats.  Paul was and is too extreme for KY--how did Conway fail to convey that adequately to voters?

    "I was not born for myself alone, but for my neighbor as well as myself."--Richard Overton, leader of the Levellers, a17th C. movement for democracy and equality during the English Civil War. for healthcare coverage in Kentucky

    by SouthernLeveller on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 02:24:12 AM PST

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    •  Not enough money. (2+ / 0-)
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    •  Beating the Move On protester won the election for (1+ / 0-)
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      Rand IMO.  I believe the race was tied or Conway was slightly ahead before that happened. Instead of turning the race towards Conway, I think Paul was able to convince Kentuckians  
      that "special interests" were trying to steal the election. Of course, the irony in that is that Paul was bought and sold by ALEC, the Kochs, amateur fascists, professional RW authoritarians.

    •  One thing is (0+ / 0-)

      Sadly, the Kentucky Democratic party needs to be better organized and get its act together- speaking as a Ky Dem.  I'm seeing some positive changes with Grimes, and also, Steve Beshear taking the lead on KYNECT has fired up some folks.

      Intellect and romance triumph over brute force and cynicism

      by Hill Jill on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 09:40:32 AM PST

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