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Milton Wolf is, by all reasonable prediction, a nut.  Pat Roberts is a Washington veteran.

A 'more conservative' candidate pulls to a 43-39 with Roberts.  Wolf isn't recognized by 70+% of the respondents.

So what if we pulled a McCaskill?  What if Democrats decided to run ads early in the primary process decrying Milton as "too conservative for Kansas?"

I don't think Sebelius can win against Roberts, but a nutty nobody is someone who she can beat.

If Wolf wins the primary without significant name recognition, Sebelius could beat him, and whatever chance the GOP had at the Senate would be in tatters before the cycle started in earnest.

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  •  Wait, am I missing something? (0+ / 0-)

    Kathleen Sebelius is running for the Senate?

    Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

    by JeffW on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 06:41:23 PM PDT

    •  National and Kansas Democrats are now (0+ / 0-)

      beginning the calls and pressure for her to run for Senate in Kansas.

      "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

      by zenbassoon on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 06:51:38 PM PDT

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  •  First time I'm weighing in on it, but Sebelius (2+ / 0-)
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    JeffW, skohayes

    running is a bad idea.

    Unless by Christmas the ACA is successful beyond anyone's wildest dreams, she will get pounded night and day over If she's lucky.

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

    by zenbassoon on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 06:52:51 PM PDT

  •  Sebelius (2+ / 0-)
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    skohayes, Aximill

    Would be better off running in 2016 against Moran.  More time for ObamaCare to turn from a negative to a potential positive even in Kansas.

    •  Exactly my thoughts (0+ / 0-)

      Plus, I don't think she really wants to jump from the frying pan into the fire right away. She deserves some time off.

      Your beliefs don't make you a better person. Your behavior does.

      by skohayes on Thu Apr 17, 2014 at 03:58:04 AM PDT

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