The Corner

After Dodd

Dick Blumenthal is just as liberal-left as Dodd.

If Linda McMahon runs a tea-party/free-market/populist/no-bailout/cut-taxes-and-spending/tough-on-terrorism/pro-Gitmo campaign she can win. She has the dough. I’m having dinner with her tomorrow night.

Blumenthal’s a nice guy, but will be an ineffective campaigner. He’ll be pro-Obama and Obamacare. He’s ripe for losing.

Rob Simmons could also do it, but he’s not a tea-party guy and he’s a weak campaigner.

The White House got Dodd out because he was a sure loser. They’ll make him an ambassador someplace.

Larry Kudlow is the author of JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity, written with Brian Domitrovic.

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