It's a sad day for Richard Carmona. Politico, Politicalwire, the ArizonaRepublic, and Buzzfeed have reported on this today
The video is now up on youtube
I already voted for him but this is extremely disappointing. The media here in AZ has been talking about this and I assume to see it on the local news tonight.
Jeff Flake has already been capitalizing on Richard Carmona's supposed women problem with this ad:
Carmona followed up with this:
Carmona apologized for his remarks, "I tried to tell a joke to lighten the mood in a debate. I shouldn't have, and I'm sorry,” Carmona, the Democratic nominee, said in a brief statement to POLITICO.
For any non-AZ Kossacks you may not have heard of Carmona but he can be described as an Independent. He may not be as liberal as we want him to be but he will be a reliable vote in the Senate.
Here are some videos explaining his biography and views.
The most recent polling by Yougov has Flake winning 44-38. But we have also seen Carmona lead in two polls:
Behavior Research Center 10/4 - 10/10 LV 40 44 Carmona +4
PPP (D) 10/1 - 10/3 LV 43 45 Carmona +2