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Posted By: Pluperfect, 8/6/2020 4:23:15 AM

Establishment Republicans dodged a bullet in Tuesday night’s round of primaries while Establishment Democrats took one to the heart. In the Kansas GOP primary, Rep. Roger Marshall triumphed over former Secretary of State Kris Kobach, allowing him to run for the seat now held by retiring GOP Sen. Pat Roberts. Marshall appears to have won by a comfortable margin, 40% to 26%, much to the relief of Republican Party leaders trying to keep control of the Senate this fall. In early polling, he leads his Democrat rival, Barbara Bollier.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Locarno 8/6/2020 5:16:13 AM (No. 501420)
Despite the headline, there was nothing really surprising about these primaries. Basically when you sleep with dogs, you tend to wake up with fleas. In this case, when you appease radical leftists, you tend to get your backside tanned in a primary. This is the future of the democrat party, and unless things change rapidly, the party is going to die a slow and painful death. The election of DJT had the opposite effect the msm predicted in 2016. At that time, it was claimed the election would fracture the Republicans and allow the donkeys to win unopposed. Yet, it was the donks that are now descending into civil war while the GOP is largely united. For whatever its worth, this isn't your daddy's democrat party anymore.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 8/6/2020 3:29:35 PM (No. 502000)
"It is terrible news for our country since it will push Democrats even harder to the left." Strangely enough it is actually a good thing because the hard Left is blatant about what it wants while the old style dems wanted the same things but were sneaky about it. This swing further to the Left gives voters a clear and truthful choice between Democracy and Socialism and that is a disaster for the dems. Yes, the dem royalty is getting swallowed up by the radical Left. Dems created and fed their brainless Frankenstein monster and it is now consuming them. It is ironic justice. "The frustrated New York Times ... They really still don’t get it." Yes, and their blindness is leading them right over a cliff. No tears will be shed.
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