Will a dead wrestler cost Linda McMahon a Senate seat?

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    Will a dead wrestler cost Linda McMahon a Senate seat? - The Week

    Linda McMahon has been accused of "turning a blind eye to rampant drug use" before, says Avi Zenilman at New York magazine, but up to now she has convinced voters that "her association with the ball-kicking, roid-raging world of the WWE" was a non-issue. Now she has "a much bigger political problem" — a grieving dad who's calling her a liar. With this kind of negative publicity, maybe McMahon's WWE past will "kneecap her campaign," after all.
     
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    Actually, I was hoping the live ones and their fan base would be bad enough to make her political aspirations seem cheesy. So much for THAT idea...
     
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    She's in a strange place.

    She wants to run as a successful business owner, which she is. The problem is that her business is built on rampant drug usage and outrageous antics.
     
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    Not to mention flagrant misogyny.
     
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    Sounds like Barney Frank or Marion Barry
     
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    Dems need to make the WWE the centerpiece of their fall campaign, go national with it!
     
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    Yeah. There's that too.

    On the other hand, if she can use the WWE to bring out voters that normally wouldn't vote, more power to her.
     
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    The outrageous antics are fine. That'll help her in Congress.

    The steroid use is another issue.
     
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    How desperate do you need to get?
     
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    Oh trust me....I believe the WWE is her base.
     

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