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It's the moment you've been waiting for: your chance to vote on this week's nominees for the worst politician in the world. If you thought that this election has been ugly so far, just look at this week.

Make your case in the comments for who needs to have their ass kicked. Well, we won't really kick their asses. We'll just raise a whole lot of money for the Democrat they're opposing and make them pay.

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Who won the week by being awful?

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Comment Preferences

  •  Wow (11+ / 0-)

    Fast voters!

    Make your case for your favorite candidate here.

    "There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning." —Warren Buffett

    by Joan McCarter on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 04:01:46 PM PDT

  •  Sorry, I have to go with Mitt Romney (6+ / 0-)

    He's a world class dickhead who always wins the gold medal for being an asshole.

    What can I say? Bold face blatant liars always piss me off, and I have never come across a bolder or more blatant liar than Mittens.

  •  I always thought (4+ / 0-)

    That "Hell to pay" was what Trump had on his head.... ;)

    "We have only the moral ground we actually inhabit, not the moral ground we claim." - It Really Is That Important

    by Diogenes2008 on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 04:06:38 PM PDT

  •  Why not Josh Mandel? (5+ / 0-)

    I think his whole candidacy is a grand social experiment by Karl Rove to see if he can just up and buy a Senate seat. Josh Mandel is unqualified and unappealing in every way. And the money spent has been off the charts. And its not just ads. There are places in cincinnati where entire roads are lined with Mandel signs. And these aren't people's yards, but public highway medians. And most GOPers around here have more than one Mandel sign in their yard. That has to cost a bunch.

  •  Well, this series (3+ / 0-)
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    politicalceci, jnhobbs, rosarugosa

    already raised some for Tammy Baldwin once, I believe, but I have to say that every time a new homophobic ad or comment is made about her it makes me want to give more money, and I'm nowhere near WI.

    An openly LGBT person actually winning a Senate seat would do a whole lot to move the country forward. We're in the post-Don't Ask, Don't Tell era. We're in an area where there's so much criticism of the Boy Scouts for kicking out openly gay people that BOTH presidential candidates think gays should be able to join. The Senate could be yet another place where you can be open about who you are and still have a place.

    To me, that's extremely important.

    And every time one of these fuckers makes an anti-gay ad or takes video of a gay candidate dancing or whatever else, it dissuades anyone from ever being out. That's fucked up.

    I am proud to be a Contributor at Courage Campaign Institute's Prop8TrialTracker.com
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    by Scottie Thomaston on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 04:13:12 PM PDT

  •  Disagree with the poll results so far (3+ / 0-)
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    Joan McCarter, drmah, rosarugosa

    It should be the Washington Times. Tammy is in a much closer race in a state that will not vote as overwhelmingly Democratic as MA. Warren has done a stellar job of fund raising, I think Tammy needs our help more.

    •  I went w. Washington Times just because it's (0+ / 0-)

      wider spread in it's influence and breaks the mold for the Fourth Estate with their bias.

    •  That's a reasonable approach (0+ / 0-)

      And I thought about using that approach too.  But the poll itself simply asked "Who won the week by being awful?"

      And when I looked at that question and then looked at the choices, it was clear.  Scott Brown himself said those things about the people in Warren's ads who had suffered immensely and who had given their support to a woman who had worked to help them.  So that was my choice.  Scott Brown's words were very self-revealing.  It was indeed an awful thing to say.

      But yes, it is certainly reasonable to suggest that the polls would indicate other races are tighter and that perhaps our efforts are better aimed at the tighter races.

      But then there's nothing to keep us from making separate contributions to those campaigns as well.

      This series is about responding with one voice to outrageous actions on the other side; and Scott Brown's outrageous words this week are worthy of such a response.

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      Love one another

      by davehouck on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 06:34:29 PM PDT

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  •  I think we have to target science deniers. Every (0+ / 0-)

    day now. People truly are shocked--especially then they also learn that Rep Bozo is on the Science Committee. They must be outed.

    We need to read more short bios of these dangerous ignoramuses.

    Refusal of scientific evidence, or any factual evidence is the GOP cardinal sin. We have to  

    Okay, the Government says you MUST abort your child. NOW do you get it?

    by Catskill Julie on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 07:00:50 PM PDT

  •   Lois Capps needs our help and deserves it (0+ / 0-)

    she is running against a total knucklehead, recognizable instantly to anyone with a functioning brainstem to be a parsimonious party flack with creepy ambitions and associations.
    He cannot be allowed near washington, as the SB Independent Endorements article said :

    But as extreme as Sacramento Republicans can be, they pale in comparison to the cutthroat brinkmanship practiced by Republicans in the nation’s capital. Even with his best efforts, we don’t believe he can withstand the intense pressure his party leaders will bring to bear. Remember, it was House Republicans who passed a budget by cutting food stamps, day care, and senior programs serving 23 million individuals while leaving the Pentagon untouched. The Republican Party platform calls only for more of the same.
    links:
    http://www.independent.com/...

    and

    http://www.independent.com/...

    and

    http://www.latimes.com/...

    Big money from Repubs' PACs pouring into this, central party dems starting to spend but are way behind.

    This machine kills Fascists.

    by KenBee on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 09:45:24 PM PDT

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