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Joementum to the Rescue: Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

From the WaPo:

Former representative Vin Weber (R-Minn.) said yesterday that he thinks DeLay and Frist are victims of “bum raps,” but nonetheless said Republicans should be worried by the prospect that the issue of corruption will become a central theme in the upcoming campaigns.

“I think that the Democrats are unable to exploit issues like energy, taxes and Iraq because they have nothing to say,” said Weber, who remains an important GOP strategist. “The problem with the issue of corruption is the opposition party doesn’t have to have anything to say. All you’ve got to be is the other party, so it worries me.”

Don’t worry, Vinnie. Give ’em time, they’ll fuck it up.

Kos is reporting that Lowell Weicker is seriously thinking of challenging Lieberman as an independent. Considering Lieberman got the backing of GOP honchos like William Buckley to help oust Weicker for his liberal views, well — you just let me know where to send the check, okay, Lowell?

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Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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