Democrats Counting Their Chickens

Donna Shalala Losing Steam in FL Congressional Race Democrats Thought Was Theirs

Why isn’t this vile leprechaun still touring the country in a pickup truck with Janet Reno?

“Democrats exulted when U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced last year she was retiring. Because the Republican congresswoman’s district leans Democratic, one prominent Washington election watcher immediately labeled the race ‘lean Democratic,” the Miami Herald reported last week: No longer.

Her Republican opponent, Maria Elvira Salazar, 56, is a well-known former Spanish language television reporter who has ‘been savvy in attracting free media,’ ” the Herald noted.

“Salazar . . . has been remarkably efficient in using her name strength in Congressional District 27 to her advantage, and has turned this into a competitive race,” the Sunshine State News reported, noting that “the district is heavily Latino, with 57 percent of the registered voters being Hispanic. Salazar also has an edge beyond her name advantage — she can campaign comfortably in the area to most audiences because she is bi-lingual; Shalala is not.”

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3 responses to “Democrats Counting Their Chickens

  1. Pete is cruel to us. For those of you who may have encountered the picture above before mealtime, here’s a palette cleanser – the Republican candidate:

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  2. Pistol Pete

    Republican women are as beautiful as democrat women are haggish(if that’s not a real word,I just invented it.)

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    • PP: haggish(if that’s not a real word,I just invented it.)

      Haggish (1) a savory pudding containing sheep’s pluck (heart, liver, and lungs); minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, and cooked while traditionally encased in the animal’s stomach; (2) an average democrat female candidate, containing sheep’s pluck…

      I resisted posting this all day. Then I gave in.

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