Then again, it would be pretty hard to be crazier than Alan West.
This is a smart political move for the GOP. On the plus side, I am glad there will be at least 1 black senator, even if he's on the wrong side.
Too bad Patrick has basically ruled out running for Kerry's seat.
We need to step it up with recruiting minority Senate candidates in 2014 and 2016. We have a wonderfully diverse caucus in the House but not so much in the Senate (other than gender diversity, which I am very proud of).
It's crazy that even though Obama got over 70% of the Latino vote, the 2 Latino who have been mentioned as future presidential candidates are both Republican.