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Video: Udall not the only Democrat stiff-arming toxic president

posted at 11:27 am on January 30, 2014 by

Go read Erika’s post, then come back for more.  Sen. Udall isn’t alone in his notably cool reception to the notion of campaigning side-by-side with The One.  In spite of Harry Reid’s sage advice, a number of purple- and red-state Democrats are telegraphing a nervous “thanks, but no thanks” message to the White House. Kay Hagan was a no-show at a recent Obama event in North Carolina (which didn’t stop him from giving her a super helpful shout-out).  Scott Walker’s Democratic opponent is also among the “Barack Who?” crowd:

Alaska’s Mark Begich was far more blunt than his evasive Senate colleague from Colorado:

“If he wants to come up [to Alaska], I’m not really interested in campaigning [with Obama]. What I’d like him to do is see why his policies are wrong.”

That critique, while searing, may be more credible coming from someone who doesn’t vote with Obama 93 percent of the time, according to a GOP review.  These polls have a number of endangered Democrats spooked, and the gang at CNN can’t help but notice the pattern:

Finally, in case you missed it, I noted over at Townhall yesterday that Debbie Wasserman Schultz — the DNC chairwoman (!) — all but threw in the towel on House Democrats’ chances this fall during an on-the-record interview. She may be an accomplished liar, but it seems she can read these numbers as clearly as anyone else.

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Awesome!

Ward Cleaver on January 30, 2014 at 11:33 AM

I think you mean he DOES vote with Obama 93% of the time.

cat_owner on January 30, 2014 at 11:38 AM

May the last midterm election of Obama’s presidency be the biggest slap in the face any American President has ever received.

GOPRanknFile on January 30, 2014 at 11:39 AM

I think you mean he DOES vote with Obama 93% of the time.

cat_owner on January 30, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Guy got it right. Read it again.

GOPRanknFile on January 30, 2014 at 11:40 AM

*lightbulb*

cmsinaz on January 30, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Oh the petulant thin-skinned man child is definitely not going to let these slights go unpunished. I can’t wait to see all the hot blue-on-blue retribution.

Kataklysmic on January 30, 2014 at 1:17 PM

Mark Udall
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Son of Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., arrested on heroin, vehicular-trespassing charges in Boulder County, Colo. – @dailycamera
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canopfor on January 30, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Son of Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., arrested on heroin, vehicular-trespassing charges in Boulder County, Colo. – @dailycamera
read more on dailycamera.com

canopfor on January 30, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Governor Hickenlooper to call for retroactive legalization of heroin. Film at 11.

Gene Hunt on January 30, 2014 at 3:22 PM

…a whore…is a whore…are they afraid we may see their lipstick?

KOOLAID2 on January 30, 2014 at 11:54 PM