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« on: March 01, 2010, 08:36:04 pm »
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There are no Democrats here predicting Lincoln to win, or make some massive comeback, and March just started. I doubt you'll be seeing any in the summer or immediately afterwards.

Now compare that to all the delusional Republicans raving about how Santorum would win.

Could it be that Democrats are just less hackish?
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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2010, 08:39:08 pm »
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No one likes Lincoln, thats why.
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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2010, 09:11:04 pm »
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No one likes Lincoln, thats why.
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2010, 09:15:13 pm »
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GOP base loves Santorum, The Dem base loathes Lincoln.
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2010, 09:25:35 pm »
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I think your post refutes your assertion. Its partisan attitude is as hackish as the perspective it attacks.
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2010, 10:34:29 pm »
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This is pretty much the reason why.
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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2010, 08:08:38 am »
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Could it be that Democrats are just less hackish?

lol, no
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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2010, 03:47:17 pm »
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Democratic Senatorial Committee Chairman Bob Menendez, of New Jersey, is singing Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln's praises.

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/03/dscc-chair-i-believe-blanche-lincoln-would-be-our-best-candidate-video.php
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« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2010, 04:14:16 pm »
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Democratic Senatorial Committee Chairman Bob Menendez, of New Jersey, is singing Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln's praises.

Isn't that his job?

I think the OP was talking about rank-and-file partisans, not party leaders (who will support all of their incumbents that are neither mired in a severe scandal, nor are Jim Bunning). That said, I agree with others that this has less to do with "hackishness" and more to do with conservatives pulling for their hero while liberals will shed no tears for Lincoln ("D"- Wal-Mart).

A better test, in a few weeks, will be to see how many Democrats predict an upset win by Bill Halter.
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« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2010, 10:26:18 pm »
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I like her for endorsing Hillary (but I guess seeing as how she's from Arkansas, that was kind of expected) but here's a question: When, exactly, did her approval ratings start to dramatically decrease - was it before or after (or during) the primaries? I volunteered Monday night to do phone banks for a friend of mine who's working on her campaign and I called around 100 people in Springdale, Arkansas, most of whom were Democrats, and the majority of them were undecided about whether they were going to support Lincoln but none of them mentioned that they were going to support Halter (matter of fact, his name didn't come up once in the course of my phone calls). Maybe the news that he was going to primary Lincoln hadn't reached them yet, who knows, but still just shows a lot of uncertainty out there with Lincoln. 
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