By Any Means Necessary In Mississippi

By A.P. Dillon Whether you choose the Jean Paul Sartre or Malcolm X version. What we saw happen in Mississippi was the establishment GOP making the conscious choice to make sure Cochran won by any means necessary. Earlier this year in April, I wrote about Primary Shenanigans here in North Carolina. Folks who were Democrats were hopping party affiliation with … Continue reading By Any Means Necessary In Mississippi

The Mississippi GOP primary in Two Sentences

With apologies to all of those pundits who are pretending Thad Cochran's victory was all about "reaching across the aisle" or "crossing the racial divide" let me sum up what that primary says in one sentence. The GOP primary tells us that while you can no longer buy and sell black men & women in … Continue reading The Mississippi GOP primary in Two Sentences

An Update from Bishop Crudup in Mississippi (And another)

Gracchus:   Don't you be so stiff necked bout it, politics is a practical profession.   If a criminal has what you want you do business with him Spartacus 1960 You might recall that I was very taken aback by the NYT story this weekend concerning monies being spent in the Thad Cochran race and was … Continue reading An Update from Bishop Crudup in Mississippi (And another)

Does NOBODY see the Potential Headline here?

Today the NYT is reporting on the runoff race in Mississippi with the headline: Cochran Asking Blacks to Rescue Him in Republican Primary Bishop Ronnie C. Crudup stood before roughly a dozen of his colleagues at a weekly Baptist fellowship meeting last week and asked for their help in a fight that, until now, would … Continue reading Does NOBODY see the Potential Headline here?

The NRSC Dede Scozzafava Charlie Crist Thad Cochran Gambit

Right now the establishment claims it's getting ready to go in to stop the latest Tea Party candidate The National Republican Senatorial Committee tells NBC News that it's "all in" for Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., in his likely runoff against Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel. "We are all in for Thad," NRSC spokesman Brad Dayspring … Continue reading The NRSC Dede Scozzafava Charlie Crist Thad Cochran Gambit

Runoff in Mississippi advantage McDaniel

I guess Stacy McCain is not getting any sleep: Mississippi ranks dead last in speed of vote-counting? — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) June 4, 2014 According to WAPT numbers with 99% of the vote in and only there are McDaniel, Chris GOP 151,842 50% Cochran, Thad (i)GOP 149,714 49% Carey, Thomas GOP 4,749 2% Unfortunately … Continue reading Runoff in Mississippi advantage McDaniel