Democrats Lose Big In Election: Obama Blames Bush
Republicans added two magnificent new black faces to the Congress with Allen West in Florida, who beat sore loser Ron Klein 54.3 percent to 45.7 percent (with 97 percent counted, Klein wouldn't concede), and Tim Scott in South Carolina, who crushed Democrat Ben Frasier, 65-29. Bush’s fault..
Republicans also launched two new Hispanic stars this election: Sen.-elect Marco Rubio from Florida and the new governor of New Mexico, Susanna Martinez. And we got a bonus Sikh -- Nikki Haley, the new governor of South Carolina. MSNBC is still searching for the "Republicans are racist" angle in all of this. Bush’s fault..
The most important outcome of this week's election is that Republicans clobbered the Democrats in the state gubernatorial and legislative races. Next year, state lawmakers draw new congressional districts, determining the congressional map for the next decade. In the past, Democrats have had a 2-1 advantage in congressional redistricting. Not anymore. Bush’s Fault..
Tuesday night, Republicans won governorships in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Alabama, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Georgia, South Carolina -- pause, deep breath -- New Mexico, Nevada, Wyoming, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Alaska, Maine, Iowa and Florida. They also swept the state legislatures. Bush’s Fault..
Republicans now control a majority of the country's governors' seats and state legislatures. This will have an enormous impact in the redrawing of congressional districts. Bush’s fault..
Not only are all the Democrats' states losing population, which isn't as important for redistricting, but the Democrats' biggest plum, California -- losing congressional seats for the first time since the '50s -- also approved a ballot measure that will take redistricting out of the hands of the California legislators and turn it over to a Citizens Redistricting Commission. Bush’s fault..
So the Democrats got nothing out of this election. Worst of all, now they're stuck with Harry Reid. Bush’s Fault..
It was an enormous wave, a tidal wave, a wave that produced more than 60 seats in the House in the biggest party turnover since 1948. Bush’s Fault.
Do you think Claire McCaskill, Jim Webb, Sherrod Brown and Jon Tester of Montana -- all of whom will be facing the voters in two years -- noticed that popular, long-serving Democrat Russ Feingold just lost an election in a much more liberal state than their own? Even Rep. Lindsey Graham is going to start voting with the Republicans! Bush’s Fault..
Post election analysis reveals the real reason the Democrats took a beating at the polls—— poor turn out from the dead. With the Halloween parties going long and stonger than usual many graveyard residents just didn’t rise up this year.