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Unlike previous midterm election
years, no dominant theme
has emerged for 2014

Washington Post, by Philip Rucker & Robert Costa *

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/10/2014 9:14:37 AM

Ask voters in North Carolina’s Research Triangle what November’s midterm elections are about and one will tell you drones. A second will say closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Yet another, the middle-class squeeze. (Snip) This is an election about nothing — and everything. Unlike in previous midterm election years, no dominant national theme has emerged for the 2014 campaign, according to public opinion surveys as well as interviews last week with scores of voters in five key states and with dozens of politicians and party strategists. Even without a single salient issue, a heavy cloud of economic anxiety and general

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* [w/ Matea Gold].

It is wise move to try the "Jerry Seinfeld" card in this election by the dRATS, because 0bama has not only left their candidates vulnerable in most issues due to their lock-stepped voting before 0bama, our country is at risk of destruction from within and without. This is what conservative Tea Party needs to step forward with solid platform and run on it, and not be distracted by LSM.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 8/10/2014 9:20:49 AM     (No. 9960250)

From this article it would appear that this election should really be about a significant portion of Americans slowing being frog-boiled into a stew of torpid stupidity brought about by serial failures of the leftist agenda.

The destruction of America´s foundation by a criminal enterprise posing as a political party IS the theme.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 8/10/2014 9:26:07 AM     (No. 9960257)

no dominant theme?!
i suppose to the WaPost a kenyan turning over our country to the Global Communists is NOT a "theme"..
but it is being ABETTED BY CONGRESS..
so i think if you asked PROBABLE VOTERS you would see THEY are going to attempt to throw out all those politicians that are backed by the WaPost..
it that enough of a "theme" for them or are they still gonna whhistle past the graveyard?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/10/2014 9:38:38 AM     (No. 9960265)

Brilliant analysis by the WaPo dog washers. Since Obama and the Democrats have pretty much screwed up everything... health care, immigration, jobs, foreign relations... while engaged actively in scandal and stonewalling, I agree there is no dominant theme.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fobo, 8/10/2014 9:44:37 AM     (No. 9960271)

there are many micro themes, but the overriding macro theme is to halt the destructive drift this country is in by electing a congress with a spine.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: uno, 8/10/2014 9:50:29 AM     (No. 9960281)

It´s like watching a race between two Garbage trucks driven by Rudder-less democRats and ball-less Republicans!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/10/2014 9:59:24 AM     (No. 9960293)

My dominant theme is to expunge the democrat party from any policy making positions anywhere.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 8/10/2014 10:02:50 AM     (No. 9960300)

My fondest wish is to see the old, useless, corrupted alcoholics thrown out of both the House and Senate. If Obama has a confrontational congress to deal with instead of a do-nothing bunch of boot-lickers, it will make life miserable for him and handcuff his America-hating agenda.

Thanks, WaPo, for being continuously stupid and oblivious. It justifies our complete disdain for you.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rinohunter, 8/10/2014 10:09:20 AM     (No. 9960307)

Ditto that #6! The Washington Compost is a rag hardly worth spending any of my precious Sunday glancing over let alone reading.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: chicodon, 8/10/2014 11:26:08 AM     (No. 9960403)

This is the WaPo of course. I wouldn´t expect them to see the log in their eye.

"There are none so blind as those who will not see. The most deluded people are those who choose to ignore what they already know’"
Thomas Chalkley

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 8/10/2014 12:00:20 PM     (No. 9960437)

Dear WaPo:
It´s the economy, stupid.
It´s the health care costs and the lies, stupid.
It´s the IRS, NSA, TSA, and EPA, stupid.
It´s the foreign policy, stupid.
In a word, it´s you, stupid.
Signed,
The Voters

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Fleetusa, 8/10/2014 12:08:55 PM     (No. 9960447)

WaPo wants us just to move along - Nothing to see as we are being flushed down the toilet.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: californiadude, 8/10/2014 12:22:10 PM     (No. 9960460)

Dummy up, WaPo! My goodness where do you get your sources?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dman, 8/10/2014 12:36:47 PM     (No. 9960473)

We´ll see if the real poll in NOvember reveals a dominant theme.

I predict it will.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Happy Trails, 8/10/2014 12:46:21 PM     (No. 9960481)

How about this theme:
"Wash the Obama stain out of the nation´s underwear."
Pour on the bleach. Disinfect. The diaper is full of Obama, too. Get all of his disease, and his "health-care" crapp out. Send him to ISIS, where his kind of incompetence can do the world some good.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: MDConservative, 8/10/2014 2:02:52 PM     (No. 9960577)

There´s a dominant theme for ´14, all right. I think it is "Enough is enough." Two cycles of "Throw the bums out" coming right up. First the Dems (´14), then the leftover Obama dead-enders and establishment Rs/CINOs(´16).

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Reply 16 - Posted by: dvc, 8/10/2014 7:09:33 PM     (No. 9960798)

Washington ComPost is a waste of paper and bandwidth.

Would not believe them if they reported the sun rising in the east or the sky being blue.

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