Blanche Lincoln Beats the Left

But the right will defeat Lincoln come November.

Erick Erickson
Red State

As Moe noted, Blanche Lincoln is the Democrats’ nominee in Arkansas. She is the incumbent the leftroots and SEIU tried desperately to defeat.

A White House official told the Politico,

“Organized labor just flushed $10 million of their members’ money down the toiled on a pointless exercise,” the official said. “If even half that total had been well-targeted and applied in key House races across this country, that could have made a real difference in November.”

The left is out spinning ferociously now. Markos Moulitsas, whose DailyKos led the effort to defeat Lincoln, commissioned a poll showing Bill Halter would beat Lincoln.

He did not.

… Lincoln was the first of the establishment Democrats to run to the right of Barack Obama and bash, in commercials, Washington and the Democrats. Her rhetoric saved her…

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