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First of many to come.

You hear that sound of the Blue Wave, Republicants?

It is the sound of ... inevitability.

Posted by Will in Seattle | December 13, 2007 5:57 PM
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Mole.

Posted by josh | December 13, 2007 6:44 PM
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Note that SoundPolitics.com has yet to report this.

:-)

Posted by Timothy | December 13, 2007 7:39 PM
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"...investment in education and transportation, civil rights, environmental protection, and well managed and effective government."

Sounds like a Democrat to me!

Posted by Jake | December 13, 2007 8:06 PM
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"And I'd also like to be the chairman of a committee someday."

Posted by Gitai | December 13, 2007 8:22 PM
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"Forty years ago, I volunteered on my first Republican campaign. Later, I worked on Dan Evanís first gubernatorial campaign"

Uh, _I_ worked on Dan Evans's (not Evan's) first gub campaign (I hung streamers as a child), and that was forty-three years ago. His math is off. "Later" my ass.

Posted by Fnarf | December 13, 2007 9:16 PM
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I welcome all carpet baggers to the side of light and goodness

Posted by vooodooo84 | December 13, 2007 10:47 PM
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This makes me feel better about living on the Dark Side (i.e. the Quah). We are growing, and we will outnumber you!

Posted by Jessica | December 14, 2007 10:08 AM
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So according to him Democrats evolved to adopt Republican values. This begs the question in which direction is the Republican Evolution?

Liberterian?
Anarchist?
Facist?

Posted by Anon | December 14, 2007 10:36 AM
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Fascist with a Communistic overlay mostly. The Libertarians are a small insurgent group ignored by their party, think Ron Paul ...

Posted by Will in Seattle | December 14, 2007 11:20 AM
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When he first ran for the legislature in the 41st, a mutual friend told me he yelled at Fred for running as an R and not a D. Jarrett reportedly pointed out that he's a moderate, he disagrees with both parties, and "It's the 41st!"

Sounds like the demographics have changed a wee bit. Or the Rs have.

Posted by JenK | December 14, 2007 12:09 PM
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Nowadays, you have to realize national polls are flawed - they try to pick a self-identified group with 50 percent Dems and 50 percent GOPs, and the problem is most people identify as 54 percent Dems, 16 percent Independent, and 30 percent GOP nowadays.

It's going to be a long tall Blue Wave and the crush of the surf will sweep away a lot of people who should have wised up a long time ago.

Posted by Will in Seattle | December 14, 2007 4:36 PM

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