we've seen time and again with senate races that the candidates matter, and a shitty one can very easily blow a winnable race. it's not just about the letter next to their name.
I don't think you actually read his post
There has been very limited public polling since the primary, but a new Survey USA poll shows Ossoff up 51-44 among likely voters.
Um, guys?In Most Expensive House Race Ever, Ossoff Takes the LeadQuoteThere has been very limited public polling since the primary, but a new Survey USA poll shows Ossoff up 51-44 among likely voters.I don't know what Survey USA's reputation is but still . . .
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/05/24/greg-gianforte-fox-news-team-witnesses-gop-house-candidate-body-slam-reporter.htmlfox news crew saw the whole thing and is reporting it. their report makes gianforte look even worse than jacobs' own. jacobs didn't mention getting punched.
Does anyone doubt there is a connection between this incident*, and the president of the United States declaring the press "the enemy of the American people", and the multiple statements made during his campaign rallies encouraging his followers to get physical with the opposition? *And when I say "this incident", I don't just mean Gianforte's lack of impulse control; I include the probable fact - as Mr. Harambe suggests - that there will be lots of public support for it.
This story was originally published on 28 April 2017A Republican congressional candidate has financial ties to a number of Russian companies that have been sanctioned by the US, the Guardian has learned.Greg Gianforte, who is the GOP standard bearer in the upcoming special election in Montana, owns just under $250,000 in shares in two index funds that are invested in the Russian economy to match its overall performance.According to a financial disclosure filed with the clerk of the House of Representatives, the Montana tech mogul owns almost $150,000 worth of shares in VanEck Vectors Russia ETF and $92,400 in the IShares MSCF Russia ETF fund. Both are indexed to the Russian equities market and have significant holdings in companies such as Gazprom and Rosneft that came under US sanctions in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of the Crimea.read more at theguardian.com