i think abramson has a bright future but he may just want t go back to a lucrative private law practice
quote:I never said that. Not even close. You're really bad at reading comprehension if that's what you got out of it.
I gues that Vitter being implicated in prostitution was fabricated? He probably never got involved with prostitutes and the entire investigation was a conspiracy.
quote:Ask Charlie Melancon how that worked out. And then add 5 years to the political time line to see how potent the issue will be.
I do believe that when voters are given the choice between someone with the sketchy background that Vitter possesses versus the character that Edwards possesses that Edwards will pull more republicans than you might think.
quote:I said he doesn't have Edwin Edwards' political brain or charisma. Anyone would be a fool to argue otherwise.
Also, you said Edwards lacked intelligence. Please provide your premise for that assertion.
quote:The amount of mindless stereotyping you do while accusing others of the same is pretty laughable.
the money is gonna stay with vitter bc he'll protect their interests and the backwoods repubs are staying with vitter bc edwards is a democratic socialist monster
The idea that the Louisiana Democrat base is some bastion of high, or even marginal, political and economic thinking is patently absurd
quote:I'd genuinely like to understand how you get there, though. The Louisiana Democrat base is black people, really old people, union blue collars and a healthy percentage of poor, trashy whites (not very active voters).
my whole premise here is that the R's ignorant base is more voluminous than the D's ignorant base
quote:McCain in 2008 won by slightly more than Bush in 2004 but at the same time Mary Landrieu won by 6 points against a moderate, very capable challenger.
it just seems that this state has gone solidly, solidly red since 2008ish