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Democrats Are Running
Out of States to Flip

Atlantic, by Josh Kraushaar

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/10/2014 5:10:35 AM

In assessing the future of politics, former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe offered an eye-catching prediction in The Wall Street Journal´s op-ed page Monday: The Republican strongholds of Arizona, Georgia, and, yes, Texas, are poised to become swing states over the next couple of decades. His projection shouldn´t be too surprising: When looking at the booming minority growth across the country, it´s easy to see how the political composition of certain states can change dramatically, even in once-partisan strongholds. But it´s also worth taking a closer look at what´s currently happening in those three states, through the prism of the

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Texas Hispanics loathe Wendy Davis, surprising national Democrats who thought she was a winner.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 7/10/2014 6:55:13 AM     (No. 9917934)

David Plouffe is the reincarnation of the Cumberland College coach who thought he might come back from a 222-0 defeat against John Heisman and Georgia Tech.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mws50, 7/10/2014 7:28:39 AM     (No. 9917969)

The emotionally-based delusional fantasies that most liberals have are usually hilariously funny. Their fantasy about turning Texas blue is an excellent example of that fact.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/10/2014 7:43:22 AM     (No. 9917985)

It will also be hard to maintain 110% of the black vote in future elections. Dems are going from flip, to flop.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 7/10/2014 10:32:25 AM     (No. 9918232)

Don´t be so sure that Texas won´t flip - I never thought Colorado would and look what happened.

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