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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-08-03 02:16 PM
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51. Disagree
Republicans only WON this because it was a Special Election....they couldn't win in normal one and had to make a play for RECALL....they would NEVER win CA any other way.....

I beg to differ. Davis was weak. Period. The only reason Davis won the general was because he intervened in the Republican primary to get a weaker opponent. If Riordan had won the primary, Davis would have been toast. Between them, Arnold and McClintock got 60% of the vote. Sixy percent of the voters voted Republican! Given this, I'd say the Republicans are more than capable of winning a normal election, provided they put up a strong candidate.
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  -The Party's Over. (As In Democratic Party) Solomon  Oct-08-03 07:41 AM   #0 
  - I Agree, People are Not Angry Enough!  mhr   Oct-08-03 07:43 AM   #1 
  - Maybe we are too angry  wndycty   Oct-08-03 10:37 AM   #37 
  - maybe in america  YourDad   Oct-08-03 07:45 AM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-08-03 09:52 AM   #33 
  - redux ....Nazi Germany 1933...now we know how the Greman people slept and  ElsewheresDaughter   Oct-08-03 07:48 AM   #3 
  - This is what I'm talking about.  Solomon   Oct-08-03 08:23 AM   #7 
  - how 'bout this? They didn't vote for McClintock.  spooky3   Oct-08-03 08:51 AM   #20 
  - Yes, I always used to criticize the 1933 Germans  tom_paine   Oct-08-03 10:54 AM   #40 
  - Ahnold in CA and Bush have nothing to do with each other...  IrateCitizen   Oct-08-03 07:54 AM   #4 
  - Guffaw. People are just tired of the bad economy.  rsammel   Oct-08-03 08:06 AM   #5 
  - MA?  Blue Adept   Oct-08-03 09:02 AM   #24 
  - Right. NJ would recall McGreevy if they had the chance.  Kahuna   Oct-08-03 11:08 AM   #45 
  - Jeebus, what a pity party  sybylla   Oct-08-03 08:23 AM   #6 
  - Thank you, sybylla!  VolcanoJen   Oct-08-03 08:37 AM   #13 
  - The sky is falling, The sky is falling  demdem   Oct-08-03 08:25 AM   #8 
  - Go ahead. Make jokes about it.  Solomon   Oct-08-03 08:34 AM   #11 
  - Yep, solomon, they'll only see it after it is too late  tom_paine   Oct-08-03 10:57 AM   #41 
  - I can appreciate you wanting to downplay this....  Jack The Tab   Oct-08-03 08:50 AM   #19 
  - This Is A Wake_Up Call  bluedog   Oct-08-03 08:25 AM   #9 
  - It was political prostitution, not grass-roots democracy.  CBHagman   Oct-08-03 08:58 AM   #23 
  - I wouldn't bet on it  RandomUser   Oct-08-03 12:56 PM   #49 
  - Disagree  Nederland   Oct-08-03 02:16 PM   #51 
  - I am NOT dead yet, so stop saying that.  coalminersdaughter   Oct-08-03 08:34 AM   #10 
  - Excuse me, did I miss something?  FlashHarry   Oct-08-03 08:36 AM   #12 
  - From your keyboard to God's ear, FlashHarry.  mac56   Oct-08-03 08:40 AM   #15 
  - 100% correct  Speed8098   Oct-08-03 08:46 AM   #17 
  - So you think that the Sexual Predator is going to keep his lib ideals?  Jack The Tab   Oct-08-03 08:53 AM   #21 
  - Just like GW  elfwitch   Oct-08-03 03:52 PM   #54 
  - yeah, huge cuts in services  seekthetruth   Oct-08-03 08:55 AM   #22 
  - very optimistic  muriel_volestrangler   Oct-08-03 09:02 AM   #25 
  - Good post - Summarizes everything quiet nicely  RobertSeattle   Oct-08-03 09:16 AM   #27 
  - I'm not so sure  RandomUser   Oct-08-03 09:20 AM   #29 
  - I'm sure it will be "Blame the Predcessor"  RobertSeattle   Oct-08-03 09:32 AM   #30 
     - From what I was hearing Davis was turning things around quite nicely  Bandit   Oct-08-03 10:42 AM   #38 
  - here here!!  devrc243   Oct-08-03 09:52 AM   #32 
  - Once the GOP vultures start circling...  FlashHarry   Oct-08-03 10:36 AM   #36 
  - Yeah, that's EXACTLY how it worked with Raygun  tom_paine   Oct-08-03 10:58 AM   #42 
     - Was Reagan pro-choice, pro-gay and anti-gun?  FlashHarry   Oct-08-03 11:51 AM   #46 
  - Yeah, they said that the year before FDR was elected, too  jobycom   Oct-08-03 08:40 AM   #14 
  - Sorry, I refuse to give up  JNelson6563   Oct-08-03 08:42 AM   #16 
  - I think Davis was a special case  Cocoa   Oct-08-03 08:48 AM   #18 
  - Name one thing that Arnold will be able to do  aquart   Oct-08-03 09:02 AM   #26 
  - One thing Arnold will be able to do: let Enron off the hook.  galilei   Oct-08-03 10:25 AM   #34 
     - Hi galilei!!  newyawker99   Oct-08-03 12:43 PM   #48 
  - Isn't CA's legislature in Dem control?  Larkspur   Oct-08-03 09:16 AM   #28 
  - ~  bring_em_home_bush   Oct-08-03 09:36 AM   #31 
  - And you guys will see the silver lining as well when George  Solomon   Oct-08-03 10:30 AM   #35 
  - I noticed it  Cosmic_Latte   Oct-08-03 11:02 AM   #43 
  - Enough with the Over-Dramatics!!!  XanthaS   Oct-08-03 10:49 AM   #39 
  - Not really. That's why Clark is a good candidate to ..  Kahuna   Oct-08-03 11:06 AM   #44 
  - I agree I agree I agree. I've said it from the beginning. Clark is good  Solomon   Oct-08-03 02:07 PM   #50 
  - maybe it's time we started a second party...  burr   Oct-08-03 12:01 PM   #47 
  - talking about his religious philosophy  Cocoa   Oct-08-03 02:25 PM   #52 
  - I say give him 3 months to fix all of CA's problems and if he doesn't  SemperEadem   Oct-08-03 03:14 PM   #53 
 

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