So, DSCC: which candidate will you abandon…

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to firewall Connecticut?

Propelled by Connecticut likely voters who say they are “angry” with government, former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate, is closing in on Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the Democrat, and now trails just 49 – 46 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

This compares to a 51 – 45 percent Blumenthal lead in a September 14 likely voter survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll, conducted by live interviewers.

Personally, if I were still a Democrat I would recommend Kentucky and Missouri – actually, if I were still a Democrat I would recommend Nevada, but Reid’s still too powerful in his caucus to make that feasible. Of the other Republican-held Senate seats, New Hampshire’s probably not been dedicated enough money anyway, everybody knows that Ohio’s a lost cause, and the Democrats don’t dare dump Meek in Florida at this point.  This is not the year for Democratic gains.  Which is fine by me: the Democrats do not deserve gains.

One last note: isn’t it just hysterical that it’s the Democratic party that needs to make hard financial choices in the homestretch?  This is why I stopped looking at the cash-on-hand totals; it became irrelevant once it became clear that the Republicans would have enough money to fight on the battlefields of our choosing and that the Democrats wouldn’t have enough money to defend everywhere simultaneously.

Linda McMahon for Senate.

Moe Lane (Crosspost)

PS: The Democrats should also decide whether they’d rather risk losing Connecticut, or Delaware.

8 thoughts on “So, DSCC: which candidate will you abandon…”

  1. Blumenthal is a weak campaigner and there’s no doubt he’ll lose. If the DSCC ports cash to CT from elsewhere that just an increased chance that we take even MORE senate seats.

  2. How fungible is the money in the DNC House election funds vs. Senate funds? The smart thing to do would be to cut bait on the worst House races and funnel the savings into the borderline Senate Seats. The House has been known to be gone for months and there’s benefit to keeping the Senate. The Biggest is of which is keeping control of the judiciary commitee so they can approve all of Obama’s hard left judicial activist appointments to the Federal bench.

  3. I would love the Dems to abandon Nevada. Out here, we see dozens of Reid ads all over the channels every night.

    None of them are about Reid, by the way. They all are attack ads on his opponent. But then, what good can you say about Harry Reid?

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