The national races of 2008 were already well underway in 2007. Soon after U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard announced his retirement this year, the national pundits began labeling Colorado as a sure-fire, rock-solid guarantee for a Democratic pickup in the Senate. Democratic Congressman Mark Udall appeared to have a clear shot at the seat. Then a funny thing happened on the way to Udall's swearing in: Former Congressman Bob Schaffer began polling neck-and-neck with Udall. Suddenly the “likely Democrat pickup” isn't looking so likely after all.
Friday, December 28, 2007
Today's funny line comes from Andrew Boucher: (added: We forgot to link this and now can't find the original link. If someone runs across this quote, please provide the link in the comments. Thanks.)