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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

It’s Groundhog Day All Over Again

Since the Irish bookie has already paid off ahead of the Coakley-Brown election in Massachusetts, I’m feeling comfortable proceeding with my plans for a celebratory repast. The Irish bookie house Paddy Power said yesterday:

 “Enough is enough it seems that Senator Brown just has to get out of bed tomorrow to win convincingly. As far as we’re concerned this race is well and truly over.”

Mrs. P at Patum Peperium has  a marvelous compendium of comments related to the soon-to-be-deceased Martha Croakley campaign. They come from ethically challenged talking heads, acolytes, apostates, amusing right wing columnists (aka Mark Steyn) and even a few regular Democrats. Here’s a little gem from one of the Dem’s:

One unidentified Democrat gets it:
“We lost independents in Virginia, we lost independents in New Jersey and we’re losing independents in Massachusetts,” said one Democratic campaign strategist. “The only thing those three states have in common is

She also has a wonderful menu suggestion for a proper celebration after the polls close. I’d highly recommend it.

Virginia, New Jersey, Massachusetts: 3 down and 47 to go. Or is that 54?