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theHandpuppet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 09:33 AM
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Sunday, Oct 8 Cincy Enquirer: Ohio GOP 'tired out'
From Sunday's Cincinnati Enquirer...
http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/200...

Ohio GOP 'tired out'
Scandals, corruption have the party faithful reeling
BY DAN HORN | ENQUIRER STAFF WRITER

Even before this month, things were going pretty lousy for Ohio Republicans: An unpopular president. Corruption in Columbus. Polls showing they could lose every statewide office.

Then things got even worse.

A Republican sex scandal exploded, this one involving teenaged boys. The president was quoted in Bob Woodward's new book as calling GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Blackwell "a nut." And a new poll showed voters trusted Democrats more than Republicans, not just on the usual stuff - education and the environment - but even taxes.

A month before Election Day, Republicans in Southwest Ohio are worried. Discouraged. Turned off.

And that's bad news for Republicans everywhere because Southwest Ohio is heavily dominated by Republican voters....

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OzarkDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 09:36 AM
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1. But not too tired to steal elections
No doubt the plan is already in place and they're ready to roll.
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theHandpuppet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 09:37 AM
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2. And that lunatic Blackwell is still overseeing the elections
That in itself is abhorrent.
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OzarkDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 09:41 AM
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4. In a real democracy
that wouldn't be allowed, but then again, Ohio hasn't had a real democratic government in the last dozen years or so. The Constitution stops at the state line.
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POAS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 09:38 AM
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3. Well no wonder they are tired,
it's hard work!
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tanyev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 10:39 AM
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5. LOL! You beat me to it.
It's hard work turning a democracy into a fascist theocracy!
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Jeff In Milwaukee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 11:52 AM
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6. What? You think corruption is easy?!
Frankly, they're Bushed!
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maseman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 03:20 PM
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7. The Ohio Dems need to make a new commercial
Regarding Blackwell..."Even George Bush thinks he is a nut! Gee, that must be bad!"
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