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Ken Burch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-18-11 03:04 AM
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13. No...what I meant was
Edited on Wed May-18-11 03:06 AM by Ken Burch
By splitting the progressive vote through your vote for Bowen(who hadn't done anything in particular to deserve your vote MORE than Marcy did)you helped throw the seat to Hahn.

And really, Bowen wasn't superior in any particular way. She should just have stood against Feinstein in 2012. Now, she can't even do that.
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  -Here's a link to our special election in CA district 36: CaliforniaPeggy  May-18-11 01:48 AM   #0 
  - Hahn is another DINO. What is *wrong* with Americans???  BlueCaliDem   May-18-11 01:54 AM   #1 
  - I think Bowen was pushed into running just to stop Marcy  Ken Burch   May-18-11 01:56 AM   #2 
  - It's too bad Bowen and Winograd couldn't have come together...  cascadiance   May-18-11 02:01 AM   #4 
  - They made sure Marcy's career ended tonight, the bastards.  Ken Burch   May-18-11 02:03 AM   #6 
     - You know if Marcy had pulled out and Bowen had won instead...  cascadiance   May-18-11 02:07 AM   #9 
        - That would assume, however, that it was clear before the withdrawal deadline  Ken Burch   May-18-11 04:03 PM   #16 
           - I think the main point is that they should have worked it out so that only one would run.  cascadiance   May-18-11 04:28 PM   #17 
              - That is a good point. I suspect that Bowen would have insisted on running  Ken Burch   May-18-11 04:49 PM   #19 
  - I think you have it backwards.  CaliforniaPeggy   May-18-11 02:03 AM   # 
     - Marcy had been the progressive challenger twice  Ken Burch   May-18-11 02:05 AM   #8 
        - I know she did; I voted for her twice, but not this time.  CaliforniaPeggy   May-18-11 02:08 AM   #10 
           - Nonetheless, you effectively voted for a swing to the right  Ken Burch   May-18-11 02:21 AM   #11 
              - Bowen a swing to the right? Never.  CaliforniaPeggy   May-18-11 02:40 AM   #12 
                 - No...what I meant was  Ken Burch   May-18-11 03:04 AM   #13 
  - I think Hahn will be better than you expect.  CaliforniaPeggy   May-18-11 02:01 AM   #3 
     - Well, that's not saying much.  Ken Burch   May-18-11 02:02 AM   #5 
     - It's not hard to be better than Harman was though.  cascadiance   May-18-11 02:03 AM   #7 
     - Well, I hope so. I hope, when she wins, she'll become a Gillibrand who I had little hope  BlueCaliDem   May-18-11 03:14 PM   #14 
     - First, she has to beat that damn Republican. Ugh.  CaliforniaPeggy   May-18-11 03:18 PM   #15 
        - Hahn is a more conservative Democrat, but not as conservative as Harman  BlueCaliDem   May-18-11 11:30 PM   #24 
           - You got that right!  CaliforniaPeggy   May-18-11 11:59 PM   #25 
     - word on the street is she's dumber than a box of hammers  Johonny   May-18-11 04:42 PM   #18 
        - If Bowen makes the runoff on the mail-ins, I'd send her money.  Ken Burch   May-18-11 04:51 PM   #20 
  - I live in the district and voted for Marcy the last time...  winstars   May-18-11 05:00 PM   #21 
  - You're assuming that only a non-liberal Dem could win the seat.  Ken Burch   May-18-11 07:46 PM   #23 
     - I ain't worried about DLC types my friend,  winstars   May-19-11 01:31 AM   #26 
  - dupe sorry... nt  winstars   May-18-11 05:00 PM   #22 
 

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