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The spoiler who could deliver
NC Senate seat to Kay Hagan

American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:Hazymac, 7/7/2014 11:12:14 AM

By all rights, the GOP should easily pick up the North Carolina Senate seat currently held by Kay Hagan. (Snip)"Four polls lately put his support somewhere between 8 and 11 percent — not enough to suggest a realistic possibility of winning, but conceivably enough to affect the outcome of the race. The same surveys show the margin between incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan and her GOP challenger, state House Speaker Thom Tillis, at six points or less."

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Many of us consider ourselves to be small "l" libertarians, and wish that libertarian politicians would influence Republican policy from the inside instead of running destructive races against Republicans as members of the Libertarian Party. (The Greens don´t have even a fraction the toxicity to the Democrats that the LP does to the GOP.) If not for the damned Libertarian Party, the Republicans would have a Senate majority right now.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/7/2014 11:17:29 AM     (No. 9913749)

A vote for Haugh is a vote against the corruption in MS by the Republican party.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Robert Jones, 7/7/2014 11:28:18 AM     (No. 9913757)

These far right candidates are supported by democrats and Soros, as in Louisiana. Deliberately getting conservatives to split their vote and waste campaign money.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 7/7/2014 11:32:22 AM     (No. 9913760)

Many Libertarians give Libertarian a bad name.

#2: I´ve heard of "twisted logic," but your post is beyond that. What the heck did you really mean to say? That we should punish the country because Cochran is a classic corrupt politician?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/7/2014 11:39:30 AM     (No. 9913767)

When Al Franken was supposedly elected in 2008 by a couple hundred votes, the Libertarian had over 13,000 votes and the Constitution party had 8,900 votes. That enabled the Dems to easily manufacture enough votes for Franken to win and vote for every left-wing issue on the table.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/7/2014 12:13:02 PM     (No. 9913817)

#1, that "logic" makes no sense. Voters in NC understand their own state´s interests do not lie with handing Hagan her reelection by a silly protest vote.

What´s wrong with simply voting for Thom Tillis?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/7/2014 12:20:08 PM     (No. 9913824)

RINO establishment control of the Senate gives the 2016 election to the dems. Look at recent history.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/7/2014 12:25:33 PM     (No. 9913833)

The Tea Party motto appears to be: "Working day and night to get as many socialists elected as possible."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: hpmatt, 7/7/2014 12:56:01 PM     (No. 9913873)

Sure worked well in MS.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: cactus, 7/7/2014 1:06:53 PM     (No. 9913888)

That´s how Gabby Giffords got elected in my district in Arizona. I´ve noticed other "spoilers" running in elections here too. I think there were two running the last time Raúl Grijalva was reelected.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MattMusson, 7/7/2014 1:14:28 PM     (No. 9913901)

Libertarians skew young. This will hurt the Dems as much as the GOP.

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