And the midterm madness continues…

We had a bunch of primaries this week and I’m sorry to say I only followed two of the races close enough to have any opinions.  But they both bode possibly...possibly…well for our side.

First, the Delaware Senatorial Primary-R.  Yeah, this is the one where established moderate Republican, Mike Castle, got his career ended by the crazy anti masturbation lady Christine O’Donnell 53.1-46.9. And as if on cue, footage of her talking about said non-masturbating hit the tubs.

“And if he knows what pleases him and he can please himself, then why am I in the picture?”
Uh…cuddling?  Pillow talk?  Maybe a post coital sandwich?
The good news is that the poll done by Rassmussen just before the primary shows that the chances of O’Connell winning rank just under the possibility of Harlan Ellison getting a Twitter account.

Support for Republican Congressman Mike Castle falls just short of 50% for the third month in a row, but he continues to hold a double-digit lead over Democrat Chris Coons in Delaware’s U.S. Senate race.

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Castle earning 48% of the vote, while Coons gets 37% support. Six percent (6%) prefer some other candidate, and nine percent (9%) remain undecided.

The race is little changed from early last month, when Castle held a 49% to 37% edge over Coons, a country executive who has never sought statewide office. July was the first time in Rasmussen Reports surveying of the race this year that support for Castle dipped below the 50% mark.

Prior to July, Castle earned between 53% and 56% support, while Coons’ support fell in a 27% to 32% range.

Coons leads conservative activist Christine O’Donnell, who is challenging Castle for the GOP Senate nomination in a primary next Tuesday, by a 47% to 36% margin. Given that matchup, eight percent (8%) prefer another candidate, while nine percent (9%) are undecided.

Last month, Coons held a similar 46% to 36% lead over O’Donnell after the candidates were virtually tied in July.

Castle captures 71% of the GOP vote, while O’Donnell earns 63% support among voters in her own party. While Coons is backed by 70% of Democrats against O’Donnell, he earns the vote from just 55% of Democratic voters when matched against Castle. Voters not affiliated with either major party prefer Castle over Coons but favor the Democrat if O’Donnell is his opponent. has

Again, the odds have shifted in our favor but it’s not a stone cold lock.  Her opponent is Chris Coons.  If you can, toss him a few bucks.

Meanwhile, in the race for Governor of New York,  the GOP has embraced the crazy with a guy who wants to bring back debtor prisons and who digs the woman on horse action and racist photoshopping. (Warning, second link may not be safe for work.) If nothing else, this means the New York GOP can no longer give us shit over Elliot Spitzer.

So, on one side, we have a woman terrified of her own sexuality and on the other, a bully who likes animal porn.
The GOP was right, they do have a big tent.  They just failed to mention that they stole it from the set of Tod Browning’s “Freaks”.

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