First of all, I don’t give a flying fuck about Allison Grimes refusing to say who she voted for, or for running that awful ad saying she’d never vote to fund immigration. Yes, it was stupid, and it was pandering. Oh well! Candidates do a lot of stupid shit when they see victory within reach — and don’t forget, this IS Kentucky, not Massachussetts. Yes, she’s probably a blue dog. I don’t care. Because we are so, so close to kicking the ass of the architect of the Grand Obstruction Plan, and it would be a very good message to send.
Imagine how good it will feel to wake up the day after the election to find we’ve kicked Yertle the Turtle to the curb.
And we don’t want to lose control of the Senate. None of that crap about how “we need to teach the Dems a lesson” — you’re talking about actual policies that affect your friends and family. We need that backstop against the excesses of the right wing, and we need every damn vote we can get.
Via Campaign for America’s Future, here’s what we have to look forward to if the Republicans take the Senate:
Republicans have made big promises to their ultra-wealthy financial backers. If they retake the Senate, they will cut ‘entitlements’ and pass the savings on to the 1%.