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  •  Er, never mind I mis-remembered that (1+ / 0-)
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    MichaelNY

    Sandoval crushed Gibbons in the primary 55.5% to 27.2%.  So if a challenger to Scott can effectively highlight his corruption or call into question his electability, they might have an opening, but Scott's endless cash makes that highly unappealing.

    NC-06/NC-04; -9.12, -8.62; Yellow Dog Democrat

    by sawolf on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 12:21:40 PM PST

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    •  I was about to say (2+ / 0-)
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      sawolf, MichaelNY

      If there's proof that Scott is a creepy, violent, corrupt nutcase, then you don't really need ideological grounds.

    •  Scott isn't comparable to Gibbons (2+ / 0-)
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      NMLib, MichaelNY

      Gibbons' personal corruption had severely pissed off much of his own party.  Scott isn't in the same boat.  GOP voters are uncommonly leery of him because of his unpopularity with the general population, and thus is ability to win, than with him personally.

      44, male, Indian-American, married and proud father of a girl and 2 boys, Democrat, VA-10

      by DCCyclone on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 01:53:21 PM PST

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