'After driving a moderate Republican from the race ...'
So it’s back to the strategy drawing boards for movement conservatives. … I also get to bravely drift back to the Old CW
, hopefully without anyone noticing. … OK, so it was a good night for Republicans
. But it wasn’t a good night for movement-conservative Republicans. They gave away a seat. …
Martha Coakley, take heart: A former federal prosecutor and former state AG won last night, blowing a small hole in my national AG-curse theory
, though the Massachusetts AG curse remains valid until she wins. ...
Now here's a genuine whistling-past-the-graveyard analysis
piece. Democrats might want to take note of the shift in Independent votes last night. Republicans should take note too.
The real lesson from last night is that the moderate middle is now up for grabs.