Uh oh: Mason-Dixon poll puts Reid up by 7

posted at 10:12 am on July 16, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

The good news: Harry Reid still can’t get above the low 40s in the new Las Vegas Review-Journal polling in Nevada’s Senate race.  The bad news: Sharron Angle just fell out of the 40s altogether.  Reid now leads Angle, 44/37, in a poll conducted by Mason-Dixon among likely voters:

The Mason-Dixon poll showed that if the general election were held now, Reid would win 44 percent to 37 percent for Angle. Ten percent were undecided, 5 percent would choose “none of these candidates,” and the remaining 4 percent would pick another candidate on the ballot.

That is the best Reid has done against Angle this year in a series of Mason-Dixon polls. Previously, the two had been locked in a statistical dead heat with Angle finishing just ahead of Reid in February, 44 percent to 42 percent, and in June, 44 percent to 41 percent, and Reid finishing just ahead of Angle in May, 42 percent to 39 percent.

The phone survey, taken Monday through Wednesday of 625 likely voters in Nevada, is the first in which Reid has finished ahead of Angle outside the margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

Reid has had a pretty good month in defining Angle as extreme, and Angle hasn’t helped her own cause much during that period.  She has had to back away from statements about unemployment and to explain statements on Social Security.  When you’re explaining, you’re playing defense, and Reid put her in that position by flooding the airwaves.

However, a couple of bright spots can be found.  First, Angle had a good fundraising quarter and finally has cash in the bank.  Most importantly, even though she bled voters in almost every category, they didn’t go to Reid.  He’s still only getting 44% of the vote, far below the 50% threshold an incumbent needs to be safe in this climate.  For the moment, voters don’t have to pull the lever for Angle, and she has three months to define herself rather than allow Reid to do it for her.  If 56% of the voters don’t want Reid, that shouldn’t be a difficult sell for Angle, but she has to step up her game now and avoid any further mistakes.


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And she does come from the extreme fringe of the Republican wing.

Illinidiva on July 16, 2010 at 1:11 PM

And what might that mean? She’s against big government or against high taxes? Well, I guess that could be considered fringe.

whbates on July 16, 2010 at 1:22 PM

And what might that mean? She’s against big government or against high taxes? Well, I guess that could be considered fringe.

whbates on July 16, 2010 at 1:22 PM

No.. it means that she comes off as a fringe character who thinks that the schools are going to turn her kids into Communist pod people and the gov’t is intentionally poisoning people through flouride in the water and doing other evilll things. And her campaign has done nothing to turn around these perceptions.

Illinidiva on July 16, 2010 at 1:27 PM

Republicans in Nevada will come out in angry force – Reid’s supporters will have to be pushed and shoved to come out.

Reid has already blown a lot of money trying to scramble back just to get to even in this campaign. Angle is going to deploy her dollars when the money counts the most. And she is definitely raising dough.

You would be wise not to discount her. She rose to the top from essentially zero, just in the Republican primary. When people hear her speak, beyond just out-of-context soundbites, she is natural, commonsensical, tireless and she believes up and down in the United States Constitution and love of country.

Those of you who sell her short have not been paying attention. Selling her short just made her previous opponents into bumbling, stumbling losers.

There is a huge distinction to draw between her and Reid that redounds greatly to her benefit in every sense among fair and decent people. Believe you me, she will draw that distinction sharply in the weeks & months to come and is worthy of all our support.

Edouard on July 16, 2010 at 1:28 PM

And she does come from the extreme fringe of the Republican wing.

Illinidiva on July 16, 2010 at 1:11 PM

I’ve enjoyed you comments on here in the past so I’m not trying to be testy. I don’t know that much about Angle but I do know that you can be defined and put in a box by your enemies. I am just trying to find the evidence of her extremism.

By extreme fringe of the Republican wing, what do you mean? Timothy McVey? As far as I know, he wasn’t a Republican. I had a top-secret crypto clearance when I was in the military so I know what crypto means but what did you mean by “crypto-birther?”

Vince on July 16, 2010 at 1:30 PM

And what might that mean? She’s against big government or against high taxes? Well, I guess that could be considered fringe.

whbates on July 16, 2010 at 1:22 PM

Anyone who isn’t a socialist is “fringe” according to the MSM/Democrat Party

angryed on July 16, 2010 at 1:36 PM

She is probably a crypto-Birther or at least has allowed herself to be defined as one. And she does come from the extreme fringe of the Republican wing.

Illinidiva on July 16, 2010 at 1:11 PM

You are misrepresenting her, as are quite a few people who are looking for what are essentially technicalities.

What is she actually going to do in the Senate? She’s going to vote for fiscal responsibility and Reagan conservatism up and down the line.

Keep your eye on the ball and don’t be distracted by trivialities that will have no bearing on her senatorial duties.

She is badly needed as an antidote to disastrous Reid-esque politics, and you will find that conservatives in Nevada greatly understand this.

Edouard on July 16, 2010 at 1:37 PM

Not over…..NOVEMBER…..turnout is key!!!!

PappyD61 on July 16, 2010 at 2:05 PM

If we don’t beat Reid, this will piss me off more than anything else ever this yr. It’s even pissing me off thinking about it.

All these people on here who whine about RINOs, this is what you morons get. I don’t care who beats Reid, I don’t care if an alien beats him. I just want us to field candidates who can freaking win. This whole thing is pissing me off.

This also goes for all the people supporting JD Hayworth. Nonsense.

Chudi on July 16, 2010 at 2:16 PM

Angle is the product of the ghetto conservative wing of the party. Having to spend resources on defending bottom of the barrel appeals to the voters on leadership is a waste of time. Screw all you RINO witch hunters and little fake Republicans who think politics is a video game. Harry Reid winning would suck.

conservador on July 16, 2010 at 2:18 PM

Oh goodie. Here comes the stupid party again.

BowHuntingTexas on July 16, 2010 at 2:24 PM

just looked it up. Did you know that Maryland is south of the Mason-Dixon line? Does it make sense to you that Maryland is considered part of the US South?

Jimbo3 on July 16, 2010 at 11:08 AM

Considering I know history, yes I did know where the Mason-Dixon line is.

Shouldn’t a lawyer know something about the history of the Taney decision, habeus corpus (sp?) and Lincoln?

All part of the give-and-take keeping Maryland in the Union.

Oh, and the Emancipation Proclamation excluded them until after the Civil War ended, FWIW.

cs89 on July 16, 2010 at 2:27 PM

The GOP should have run Daniel Negreanu. They guy has name recognition in Nevada.

fogw on July 16, 2010 at 10:37 AM

Other than the fact that he’s a douchebag uber-leftist, sounds like a great idea.

Anyway, this would be a disgrace if Harry Reid survives because of our own ineptitude. This is the perfect example of where electability should trump everything else, to ensure the defeat of scum like Reid. Nominating someone like Angle over a sure-thing like Tarkanian, and this is what you get.

jjraines on July 16, 2010 at 2:29 PM

The GOP should have run Daniel Negreanu. They guy has name recognition in Nevada.

fogw on July 16, 2010 at 10:37 AM

I’m born and raised in Nevada and never heard of Daniel Negreanu.

I did not vote for Sharron Angle because I was afraid of exactly what we are seeing now in the polls; I thought Lowden or Tarkanian would do better. But I will vote for Angle in November; I still think she can win because I don’t know anyone who wants to vote for Harry. Maybe the 44% approval is uber left wing Democrats.

Praying for Nevada would be appropriate at this point.

desertliving on July 16, 2010 at 2:43 PM

On topic, I think Angle can pull this out.

Lowden may have been a better choice, but she allowed herself to be painted as ineffective (barter, etc.) and lost the primary.

I’m looking forward to seeing Reid become Daschle II, and hope it actually happens.

cs89 on July 16, 2010 at 2:48 PM

No. Lowden would have won comfortably had the Club for Growth and the Tea Party Express people not come into the state and messed things up.

year_of_the_dingo on July 16, 2010 at 12:39 PM

Lowden not only ran an awful campaign, she made gaffes non-stop. Her asinine “Trade chickens for healthcare” scheme was just one example. Tarkaninan was so sleepy that he made Fred Thompson look hyper.

Norwegian on July 16, 2010 at 2:56 PM

What’s scary is that the GOP leadership doesn’t really share the values of the Tea Party movement…Hmmmm.

I maintain that the Republicans complain about Democrats overspending when they aren’t in power, but when they are in really don’t do much about it…because they’re quite happy with that control over $ as well.

If Republicans come in they’ll reduce spending by maybe 10% but shrug their shoulders about the rest and simply say, “Hey, we’re stuck with it…nothing we can do about it. Sorry.” That seems to be the pattern.

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 16, 2010 at 3:40 PM

I thought one thing that Angle had going for her was that she actually has campaign experience.

Obviously, she never learned anything from her previous campaigns. What a dope.

Apologetic California on July 16, 2010 at 4:43 PM

Slightly OT: How can this thread be a “Top Pick” on HotAir? Barely generating 1 comment per hour.

Norwegian on July 16, 2010 at 4:56 PM

But I thought she had the Palin endorsement… this can’t be possible /sarc
calling all Grizzlies!

Bradky on July 16, 2010 at 4:57 PM

Slightly OT: How can this thread be a “Top Pick” on HotAir? Barely generating 1 comment per hour.

Norwegian on July 16, 2010 at 4:56 PM

Don’t worry, there’s now a Bristol Palin/Levi Johnston thread that’ll push this out, ha, ha.

Django on July 16, 2010 at 5:18 PM

Screw all you RINO witch hunters and little fake Republicans who think politics is a video game. Harry Reid winning would suck.

conservador on July 16, 2010 at 2:18 PM

All these people on here who whine about RINOs, this is what you morons get. I don’t care who beats Reid, I don’t care if an alien beats him. I just want us to field candidates who can freaking win. This whole thing is pissing me off.

Chudi on July 16, 2010 at 2:16 PM

And a RINO would be appreciably different from Harry Reid HOW? After all, we just had 3 winning squish Republicans help make Teh One’s financial reform a reality. Yeah, we really need, oh, 30 more like ‘em!

ddrintn on July 16, 2010 at 5:19 PM

I was worried this might happen. Hopefully, Angle can pull this out. The other Republicans did better against Reid for a reason, they were not seen as Birchers or anything out of the mainstream. It is one thing to support small government, it is another to be a kook..I hope she can change that perception because Reid is an odious little toad who really needs to be sent packing. He is like a poster child of everything that is reprehensible about the modern day political class.

Terrye on July 16, 2010 at 5:23 PM

Slightly OT: How can this thread be a “Top Pick” on HotAir? Barely generating 1 comment per hour.

Norwegian on July 16, 2010 at 4:56 PM

I don’t think the problem is restricted to this thread, I think Hot Air is running out of steam.

I don’t find it nearly as intriguing as I did even 6 months ago. Don’t know if it’s our inability to maintain our anger over the Dimwitcrat dimantling of our country, or maybe the disappointment of watching duh 1 shove o’bummerCare down our collective throats.

Or perhaps some of us are getting tired of posting something thoughtful here and getting no response.

Or maybe it’s because the lovely Michelle Malkin no longer has her fingerprints on this site.

Or maybe, like the Jo Dee Messina song says:

My Give a Damn’s Busted!

It’s obvious there’s a lot that we can’t control, at least right now. November 2, 2010 is the Big Kahuna for most posters to this site. I only hope we’re ready when it comes!!

Sweet_Thang on July 16, 2010 at 5:24 PM

Apologetic California on July 16, 2010 at 4:43 PM

Hasn’t she lost more campaigns than she won? The Tea Party people should have gotten behind Tarkanian rather than split the primary 3 ways.

Speedwagon82 on July 16, 2010 at 5:30 PM

I read somewhere that Reid has raised $19 million and already spent $10 million. Also, 44% is embarrasing for the Democrat senate leader; especially against a new candidate who came from out of the blue.

TN Mom on July 16, 2010 at 5:31 PM

And a RINO would be appreciably different from Harry Reid HOW? After all, we just had 3 winning squish Republicans help make Teh One’s financial reform a reality. Yeah, we really need, oh, 30 more like ‘em!

ddrintn on July 16, 2010 at 5:19 PM

The other Republicans in the race were not Rinos…and by the way if there were more Republicans in the Senate, then the leader might actually be someone like DeMint..and if that were the case that Financial Reform bill would not have even come up for a vote. That is something people need to think about, the majority controls the agenda.

Terrye on July 16, 2010 at 5:35 PM

Illinidiva on July 16, 2010 at 11:08 AM
Apologetic California on July 16, 2010 at 4:43 PM

You two covered this subject.

The Dems:

Sadly, The One practically asked for a condemnation order on Las Vegas. He has no use for such frivolity and part of it is His assessment of the ripoffs and false dreams of riches which have bedeviled the poor and minorities of this nation for generations. He skips the fun of it, however. Like having a lottery ticket makes some of us feel like we are worth $250 million if only for a few hours.

Moreover, if anyone polled the WH, the State of Nevada (outside of Las Vegas) is considered a toxic, forbidding enviroment with superstitous, ignorant and violent inhabitants which should spend their time tending solar panels and greeting Harry Reid’s super train.

The Republicans

Yes, they can’t keep their fat mouths shut. Prince Harry’s white flag on Iraq, the deficits and all the rest are scenery now and fading fast. They have to talk about the lazy unemployed, ending Social Security, chickens for medical fees and all the rest.

And then the voters have to forgo all the pork which used to come home to them.

Dick Morris sees eleven seats in the Senate for the Republicans. It looks like seven to me right now. Seven. And Reid may pull this out while Ms. Angle is wheeled to the Senator Goldwater wingnut parthenon.

IlikedAUH2O on July 16, 2010 at 5:42 PM

5:24 PM

I rest my case…

Sweet_Thang on July 16, 2010 at 5:44 PM

Mason Dixon probably triple counted the illegals that answered their poll — you know, the ones Harry says don’t exist…

drfredc on July 16, 2010 at 5:47 PM

The other Republicans in the race were not Rinos…and by the way if there were more Republicans in the Senate, then the leader might actually be someone like DeMint..and if that were the case that Financial Reform bill would not have even come up for a vote. That is something people need to think about, the majority controls the agenda.

Terrye on July 16, 2010 at 5:35 PM

Uh-uh. Pack the Senate with “acceptable” “conservatives”, and the majority leader is Susan Collins.

ddrintn on July 16, 2010 at 6:41 PM

The reason she’s falling behind? She’s using Republican Consultants, Strategists and Advisers They are the kiss of death. Angle needs to break away and go on her gut instinct. DD

Darvin Dowdy on July 16, 2010 at 6:45 PM

The reason she’s falling behind? She’s using Republican Consultants, Strategists and Advisers They are the kiss of death. Angle needs to break away and go on her gut instinct. DD

Darvin Dowdy on July 16, 2010 at 6:45 PM

That’s right. Just double down on the crazy. That’s the ticket.

combatwombat on July 16, 2010 at 7:09 PM

Uh-uh. Pack the Senate with “acceptable” “conservatives”, and the majority leader is Susan Collins.

ddrintn on July 16, 2010 at 6:41 PM

Still better than Harry Reid.

combatwombat on July 16, 2010 at 7:10 PM

Brilliant.

Obama won Nevada by 12 points and people find it hard to believe that an unappealing candidate with a history of losing, who equates birthing the child of your rapist with turning lemons into lemonade might lose.

swamp_yankee on July 16, 2010 at 7:22 PM

the majority controls the agenda.

Terrye on July 16, 2010 at 5:35 PM

I usually stay out of the RINO debates here on Hot Air, but I think your point is extremely important. If the Republicans win majorities in either or both Chambers of Congress, the majority elects their Speaker, controls legislation, heads committees and has subpoena power. Although I’d prefer a Concervative win every Senate and House seat, I’ll happily take a few RINOs if it means Republican control of that chamber.

Right now our former Maryland Givernor, Bob Erhlich, is tied in a race to unseat Democrat Gov O’Malley. I’ve lived in Maryland for many years, and I believe only a moderate like Ehrlich has a prayer of winning the Governorship. In the Congressional District where I live, we elect a true Conservative to Congress every year. In most of the gerrymandered districts in the middle of this state, the citizens would be mush better served by RINO Republicans than their current Democrat officeholders, and I seriously doubt Conservative Republioans would fare well.

Red State State of Mind on July 16, 2010 at 8:00 PM

Uh-uh. Pack the Senate with “acceptable” “conservatives”, and the majority leader is Susan Collins.

ddrintn on July 16, 2010 at 6:41 PM

Still better than Harry Reid.

combatwombat on July 16, 2010 at 7:10 PM

Yeah, maybe by a smidgen.

ddrintn on July 16, 2010 at 8:01 PM

I’m so surprised that the people of Nevada would vote for this troll because he is such a looser and a puppet of the Pres. Where are your brains for CS?

mixplix on July 16, 2010 at 8:03 PM

Attention Republicans, DONOT put an idiot like McCain up for election. You should know better but you don’t. You think like the old times that does not work anymore. There is too much video out there that proves you don’t know squat. Your ego will not allow common sense and it’s killing the Party. You have one chance and one chance only to rectify your past mistakes and you better pay attention to the ones that have some smarts or we all will be in a dire mess that cannot be blamed on anyone but the GOP.

mixplix on July 16, 2010 at 8:18 PM

Why can’t the Angle supporters just admit they farked up? They acted like they were living in a safe Republican state like South Carolina, instead of an Obama blue state, so they went for broke in voting for a hardliner with little public relations talent. The other Republicans were not Chaffees or Specters.

Speedwagon82 on July 16, 2010 at 8:28 PM

Why can’t the Angle supporters just admit they farked up?

Speedwagon82 on July 16, 2010 at 8:28 PM

1. They voted for the candidate of their choice, not the one most likely to appeal to squishes. 2. There’s been no election yet.

ddrintn on July 16, 2010 at 8:34 PM

as noted in the article, the expectation is that O will push lots of stimulus money into NV in October

I’m sure that Obama/Soros won’t let Reid go without a monster fight (guns and butter)…he’s a loyal leftist

r keller on July 16, 2010 at 8:50 PM

Has Rasmussen weighed in on this? He seems to have the highest credibility of all the pollsters.

DL13 on July 16, 2010 at 8:56 PM

I refuse to believe this poll!
There’s no way that Reid is up by 7, unless the dead are already voting and according to that hilarious news story, even the dead in NV are telling people not to vote for Reid!

Quit picking on Angle–she’s a good woman and I think she’s going to show Harry the Senate door!

Jenfidel on July 16, 2010 at 9:11 PM

This doesn’t surprise me at all. The media has done a good job of portraying anyone associated with the tea party as extreme and the public is beginning to buy into the narrative. And the people of Nevada may be coming to the realization that the economy is not going to come back for quite some time and want to have the senate majority leader in charge to use his clout to bring more government money to Nevada even though all studies show that the more gov’t. money a state receives, the poorer the state becomes because private investment is pushed out. Just look at West Virginia.

If this poll is accurate and Harry wins, the people of Nevada derserve their fate.

devolvingtowardsidiocracy on July 16, 2010 at 9:32 PM

Even if she does show Reid the door, now Republicans have to drag her over the finish line instead of a comfy 10 point win. Instead of those resources going to Connecticut or California, they have to go to Nevada.

Speedwagon82 on July 16, 2010 at 9:34 PM

E

ven if she does show Reid the door, now Republicans have to drag her over the finish line instead of a comfy 10 point win. Instead of those resources going to Connecticut or California, they have to go to Nevada.

Speedwagon82 on July 16, 2010 at 9:34 PM

Bull!
I’m supporting GOP candidates all over the country and so are a lot of other people.
Angle will not have to be “dragged over the finish line!”
Angle is a strong conservative candidate and Harry Reid is a disaster.
NV voters need real hope and real change and they know that Reid can’t help them.

Jenfidel on July 16, 2010 at 9:40 PM

This is a slam dunk win for Sharron Angle. Yeah, I said it.

SouthernGent on July 16, 2010 at 9:49 PM

All Sharron has to do is play ads with all of Harry’s stupid comments floating out of his mouth. I mean there is enough tape I am sure to run an ad twice a week at least…

And if that don’t work, go for the “losing it in the head” card. I mean he voted three times NO when he meant YES…

shar61 on July 16, 2010 at 10:08 PM

I hope people in that state have just had enough of this vile man.

wi farmgirl on July 16, 2010 at 10:45 PM

Democrat polling firm, PPP, will be polling this race next week.

SouthernGent on July 16, 2010 at 11:48 PM

Never, ever underestimate the stupidity of the average American sheeple with a voter-registration card in hand.

Dave R. on July 17, 2010 at 1:30 AM

I see a lot of Reid trolls here – more than usual.

Every conservative, Republican, and Independent should stop whining about Lowden, Tark, etc. and donate to Angle’s campaign or Dick Morris’s in her behalf, etc. If not, you are a Reid supporter.

Angle is so “extreme” that she uses the U.S. constitution as her guidebook. In 2003 she mortgaged her home for $50,000 to fight her own state government, which violated the NV state constitution. Angle v Guinn at SCOTUS.

Check here to see how Harry Reid is single-handedly responsible for the loss of 300,000 American jobs.

fred5678 on July 17, 2010 at 2:14 AM

Did George Washington give up before winning the Great Cause because his army was totally unprofessional?

Nevada voters are given the choice to have more illegal legislation shoved down tax payers’ throats from Congress, or to fight to stop Washington’s Marxist binge.

Polls will inevitably reflect propaganda messaging paid for by the highest bidder.

But anyone with a gripe about THE BODY OF OBAMA’S NEW LAWS isn’t going to vote for Reid just because he told them what a horrible candidate his opponent was, or because she isn’t EVERYTHING they wished for.

Angle is the antithesis of Reid. It will take every scrappy conservative fighter to counter what Obama has achieved.

maverick muse on July 17, 2010 at 6:30 AM

I see a lot of Reid trolls here – more than usual.

fred, Reid trolls? A candidate like Tark would have beat Reid hands down. Reid never would have gotten within 18 point of him. I don’t think any of these people are Reid trolls, in fact just the opposite. Hopefully this poll is an outlier and in the near future we will see Angle ahead, but there is no point in attacking the people who are angry that Reid is beating Angle when he should be getting his ass handed to him. Maybe people just feel like they are losing an easy win.

Terrye on July 17, 2010 at 7:32 AM

Uh-uh. Pack the Senate with “acceptable” “conservatives”, and the majority leader is Susan Collins.

ddrintn on July 16, 2010 at 6:41 PM

That is not true. She was not majority leader before and she won’t be now. The point is that if Republicans do not gain the majority they can not hope to sit the agenda. It is pointless to run people who can not win and then whine when they don’t. The voters will be the final deciders in this and I hope they decide they have had enough of Reid.

I heard DeMint say that he would rather have 30 true conservatives in the Senate than a majority who are not..true or something like that.

I am sure Barack Obama would rather see 30 true conservatives rather than a majority of Republicans too. It is one thing to stand on principle, it is another to just be dumb. And Tark was not some closet liberal anyway.

Terrye on July 17, 2010 at 7:36 AM

Reid will keep chipping away at her lead and I expect they’ll be at least even by Nov. Reid will most likely pull this out, if only because there are so many idiots voting in Nevada. I mean, they’ve been voting for this clown for decades, why should they do any different this year?

WarEagle01 on July 17, 2010 at 8:35 AM

But I thought she had the Palin endorsement… this can’t be possible /sarc
calling all Grizzlies!

You thought wrong, Palin didn’t endorse her.

Jon0815 on July 17, 2010 at 8:48 AM

You thought wrong, Palin didn’t endorse her.

Jon0815 on July 17, 2010 at 8:48 AM

Although if she had endorsed Lowden, then perhaps we wouldn’t be in this situation. Her endorsement in CA was a real game changer for Fiorino.

Illinidiva on July 17, 2010 at 9:20 AM

Angle does not have a Rand Paul problem. She has a money problem. Reid has a bottomless pit of money backing him. That said, Angle need not defend her views, she needs to make Reid defend his record. If Angle runs on the Reid record, she will win. Reid is spending a lot of money to make her sound like a kook, she can punch back twice as hard with half the money. At issue is Reid’s record.

Stimulus, bailouts, health care reform, deficits, jobs, housing prices in a free fall. All of these are directly attributable to Reid’s leadership.

Reid’s record of incompetence and poor policy choices is the issue.

Angry Dumbo on July 17, 2010 at 10:49 AM

fred, Reid trolls? A candidate like Tark would have beat Reid hands down. Reid never would have gotten within 18 point of him. I don’t think any of these people are Reid trolls, in fact just the opposite. Hopefully this poll is an outlier and in the near future we will see Angle ahead, but there is no point in attacking the people who are angry that Reid is beating Angle when he should be getting his ass handed to him. Maybe people just feel like they are losing an easy win.

Terrye on July 17, 2010 at 7:32 AM

Tark isn’t whining. I saw him hug Angle at 8 PM election eve and tell her would do everything he could to help her. He gave a great introduction to her at the state GOP convention. He’s not whining.

So stop your whining and donate to her campaign.

Unless you’re supporting Reid, of course.

fred5678 on July 17, 2010 at 11:15 AM

That is not true. She was not majority leader before and she won’t be now. The point is that if Republicans do not gain the majority they can not hope to sit the agenda.

Terrye on July 17, 2010 at 7:36 AM

The point is, if the Republicans get that majority based on candidates that the David Frums of the world find acceptable, then that agenda won’t be all that different from the Democrats’.

ddrintn on July 17, 2010 at 12:15 PM

The point is, if the Republicans get that majority based on candidates that the David Frums of the world find acceptable, then that agenda won’t be all that different from the Democrats’.

ddrintn on July 17, 2010 at 12:15 PM

The point is that only 3 Republicans even voted for the Regulation bill and none of them voted for the health care bill and even Brown said he would not vote for cap and trade. The point is that having a majority of Republicans means that there is a far greater chance of having a more conservative Senate, because there are a lot more conservatives in the Republican party…the fact that not everyone one of them is DeMint is only to be expected, not all Americans are that conservative and not all regions are that conservative either…but you can control the agenda with more Republicans, but to do that you have to win elections.

Rasmussens has a poll out that puts Angle up by 3 over Reid. I hope it is a lot more accurate than the Mason Dixon poll.

Terrye on July 17, 2010 at 5:01 PM

and you know something ddrintn? This is why Democrats have had the majority so much more often and why they control the government now…they are willing to do what they have to win…and if you want to defeat them then you will have to do the same thing, if you ask yourself what is the point..then you are only helping Pelosi and Reid.

Terrye on July 17, 2010 at 5:08 PM

The point is that only 3 Republicans even voted for the Regulation bill and none of them voted for the health care bill and even Brown said he would not vote for cap and trade.

Terrye on July 17, 2010 at 5:01 PM

1. This financial reform bill may have even been more of a wrecking ball than the health care bill. 2. Three Republicans were enough to put it over the top. 3. Brown wouldn’t vote for cap-and-trade? We’ll see.

and you know something ddrintn? This is why Democrats have had the majority so much more often and why they control the government now…they are willing to do what they have to win…and if you want to defeat them then you will have to do the same thing, if you ask yourself what is the point..then you are only helping Pelosi and Reid.

Terrye on July 17, 2010 at 5:08 PM

How often have the so-called Blue Dogs been an impediment to Queen Nancy’s agenda? Not very often, really. The Democrats usually vote for their agenda. You’ll find far fewer “backstabbers” in their ranks when it gets down to the nitty-gritty.

ddrintn on July 17, 2010 at 5:58 PM

Y’all act surprised even though this chick belongs in a looneybin.

Constant Parrhesia on July 18, 2010 at 7:23 AM

Too bad she isn’t yet using the REAL ammunition. Reid is a complete disaster on employment and illegal immigration:

http://therealharryreid.org/

fred5678 on July 18, 2010 at 7:45 AM

Y’all act surprised even though this chick belongs in a looneybin.

Constant Parrhesia Saul Alinsky on July 18, 2010 at 7:23 AM

Thanks for the heads up bub!

Inanemergencydial on July 18, 2010 at 11:57 AM

This blog post inspired me to donate to Sharron Angle
Please please please help, even every small donation can help. Let’s please get Dingy Harry “you can literally smell the stench of the tourists” Reid the heck out of our Senate!!!!

Please donate, I just did for love of country:

https://secure.piryx.com/donate/MqXmkiis/SharronAngle/topnav

dalej78 on July 18, 2010 at 5:35 PM

Reid…’s still only getting 44% of the vote…
Angle,…has to step up her game now…

Like to see Granny Angle make some
rabbit tracks with her ol’.44!
Heard she reloads with silver bullets… ;)

“Let’s Roll”

On Watch on July 18, 2010 at 8:25 PM

Angle needs to turn that stench-of-the-tourists line into a commercial.

DrewJ on July 19, 2010 at 12:45 AM

This poll is a Reid controlled act designed to deflate Angle’s momentum. It will fail. She’s a lovable grandma and this whole “Sharron as kook” thing is not going to fly.

Mojave Mark on July 19, 2010 at 1:00 AM

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