Hoffman primed for dominant victory

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    http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/PPP_Release_NY23_1101424.pdf

    Public Policy Polling is listed as a Democratic organization by RCP.
     
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    So, is Hoffman a Republican or an Independent?
     
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    Always got to go for the label huh? Try the best choice and leave it at that.
     
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    It's not a label issue dumbass. The GOP backed Diedre Scozzafava in this race. I am trying to understand whether they NOW will get behind Hoffman or not. I personally don't see how they can if Hoffman is not a member of the GOP. Get it now, Sparky?
     
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    Last week a number of national Repubs came out for Hoffman, but some, such as Newt, said it should be left up to the local Repub party to choose a candidate, and the party should try to pressure the candidate, once elected, to vote the 'right' way.

    Yesterday Scozzafava dropped out due to low polling, and this morning she endorsed Owens, the Democat.

    So, who looks better now, the one who chose a candidate based on principles, or the one who chose a candidate based on politics?

    For Yank:
    Hoffman chose to run as an indepentent because the local Repub party would not have a primary, and the pary leader chose Scozzafava.
    Hoffman has said he would caucas with the Republicans if elected, and would run in a primary as a Republican.
     
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    Thanks Chic. Now, my really big question: Where does Michael Steele stand on NY23?
     
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    Although a bit late, he has endorsed Hoffman.
     
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    Are you serious???? After first endorsing Scozzafava?? And with Hoffman not being a member of the GOP, what does this really say about the GOP itself?
     
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    That they've been playing Dem lite for years, that the people are sick and tired of this shit, that the people want true conservatives, and that the people are voting as such via Doug Hoffman. I hope he stomps all over Owens.

    I'm in agreement with you on Steele (and Gingrich). A day late and a dollar short. If they were really conservatives they would have backed Hoffman from the get go, instead of paying him lip service now.
     
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    Lets hope so. It would be great considering the Republicans really shot themselves in the foot on this one. How could they have run that woman as their candidate in the first place? She just announced she is endorsing the Democrat for God's sake. Shame on Newt Gingrich for endorsing this woman. Newt and his gang just tried to play old school politics on this one. These Republican dinosaurs continue to subscribe to that old "Any Republican is better than a Democrat" theory. Less & less people are buying into that outdated theory though. This woman was certainly not any better than the Democrat. Good for New Yorkers for standing up and supporting the candidate who really does represent their beliefs. No matter what happens in this election,the biggest losers by far will be Newt Gingrich and his fellow old school check pant country club Republicans. Go get em Mr. Hoffman!
     

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