Manchester Journal Register edit page editor Keith Burris pens this pre-obit/op-ed – “How to lose an unlosable race” — on the dismal performace of Connecticut AG Dick Blumenthal, who once led Republican senate hopeful Linda McMahon is polls by scores, but now only by single digits. Nutmeg Dems are starting to panick, rightly so. It’s all worth reading, but here’s the ending:
Oh, and for a little icing on the cake, here is Blumenthal’s brave stand on the appropriateness of building a
community center and mosque near Ground Zero in New York City:
“He’s tied up in meetings.” An aide was dispatched to tell us that.
Blumenthal is, so far, running the worst political campaign in Connecticut history.
The man is so afraid of losing that he is headed for a self-fulfilling prophecy par excellence — the political equivalent of diving into the East River with Jimmy Hoffa’s cement shoes on.
Democrats in Washington and Chicago, calculating ways to hold the Senate should send their money to Delaware or Pennsylvania or Colorado.
Unless Blumenthal gets a guts transplant, this race is gone; this candidate is hopeless, doomed, toast.