Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Best News Of The Day: Alan Grayson Crushes Reactionary Hacks In Orlando

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Today Florida had its congressional primaries and with about 93% of the vote counted it's looking like Donna Edwards may soon have a strong progressive with a reform-minded agenda working with her in Congress. (Oh, there's still the general election in November... but Keller barely managed to hold onto his party's nomination against Todd Long who's getting 47% of the Republican vote.) AP has called the race for Grayson but says it's too close to call on the GOP side. (UPDATE: Keller was finally declared the winner late last night. But he is now seen a really damaged goods.)

Alan Grayson... 48.4%
Charlie Stuart... 27.5%
Mike Smith... 17.3%
Quoc Ba Van... 3.7%
Alexander Fry... 3.1%

Which ad do you think will be most effective in the general election?



or this?



And, think about donating to Alan's general election fund at our Blue America ActBlue page so he can keep running the ads. This is what red-to-blue is really about, not some more Inside the Beltway Stalinism.

The Grayson campaign paid for weeks of the above TV spots and Orlando's Democratic voters overwhelmingly backed him. Yesterday, according to The Hill Rep. Dennis Kucinich tried saying something similar at the Convention and it was editted out of his speech:

"They're asking for another four years -- in a just world, they'd get 10 to 20."

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6 Comments:

At 7:15 PM, Blogger Teddy said...

Put
Them
In
Prison !

My favorite candidate of this cycle. GO ALAN.

PS Did Keller win his squeaker primary?

 
At 8:06 PM, Anonymous me said...

They're both good, but I prefer the first.

 
At 8:43 PM, Blogger Jimmy the Saint said...

Remember, the Alaska primary is today as well. Don Young could go down. Also, Benson and Berkowitz face off.

 
At 10:23 AM, Anonymous serge said...

First one, definitely. That $9B has bugged me to distraction...more people need to hear it.

 
At 11:02 PM, Blogger Darren Vierday said...

Howie,
You helped us out in this victory, along with all of your readers, and your fellow NetRoots activists at Firedoglake and Crooks and Liars.
Thank you. Our gratitude will show in the victory we will celebrate in November.
Ever been to Orlando in the winter? :)

 
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