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(11,088 posts)
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:23 PM Jun 2017

Are you demoralized over Ossoffs loss?

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14 (61%)
4 (17%)
On the contrary, I'm ready to kick some Trumplican ass, knock some doors and win back state government, the House and Senate in 2018. FIRED UP AND READY TO GO!!
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Are you demoralized over Ossoffs loss? (Original Post) Tiggeroshii Jun 2017 OP
I'm frustrated by the resources expended Sen. Walter Sobchak Jun 2017 #1
Me too! tazkcmo Jun 2017 #12
I voted Yes.. Kittycow Jun 2017 #2
I am getting there however brokephibroke Jun 2017 #3
Republicans are struggling under Trump and Democrats are energized! Madam45for2923 Jun 2017 #4
Nope. tazkcmo Jun 2017 #5
Losing makes me hungry! orangecrush Jun 2017 #6
yes, I am wondering if this will ever end... CTyankee Jun 2017 #7
We must stay united to #ProtectOurCare from the deadly Republican health care plan. #DontAgonizeOrga Madam45for2923 Jun 2017 #8
Not really it was a solid red district for last 40 years zz-la Jun 2017 #9
Not really meadowlark5 Jun 2017 #10
Is "I feel kinda weird" an option? shenmue Jun 2017 #11
I am so disappointed by the build up GreydeeThos Jun 2017 #13
I'm demoralized by all the hate. Nt BootinUp Jun 2017 #14
I'm disappointed. Time for dems to win. Equinox Moon Jun 2017 #15
what kind of shit question is that mshasta Jun 2017 #16
This message was self-deleted by its author orangecrush Jun 2017 #17
I'll feel terrible about it for a few days Bettie Jun 2017 #18
Yes. dawg Jun 2017 #19

Sen. Walter Sobchak

(8,692 posts)
1. I'm frustrated by the resources expended
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:25 PM
Jun 2017

The people who sent Ossoff $25 million dollars better be willing to open their checkbooks for Doug Applegate who nearly beat Issa and whatever corpse we prop up in a chair to run against Dana Rohrabacher.

There are a lot of Republicans in California who could be sent to Rancho Mirage with well funded and competitive candidates.


(7,418 posts)
12. Me too!
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:33 PM
Jun 2017

Sure like to see how the math works out for vote per dollar spent. How many truly competitive House and State Rep races could have benefited from a fraction of that $25 mil?

I'm all for a 50 state strategy and having a presence in every race but that has to be tempered by reality, too. The way to victory in GA-6th is through state rep/senate races in more competitive districts in order to win enough seats to undo the gerrymandering.


(2,396 posts)
2. I voted Yes..
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:25 PM
Jun 2017

But my disappointment always wears off in a couple days.

Maybe there should be a Only Temporarily option.


(1,884 posts)
3. I am getting there however
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:26 PM
Jun 2017

For the creulity of the GOP when it comes to health care. I cannot believe they are pulling this.

Sorry for the topic switch...



(7,178 posts)
4. Republicans are struggling under Trump and Democrats are energized!
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:27 PM
Jun 2017

What I take from yesterday's election results is that Republicans are struggling under Trump and Democrats are energized!


(64,188 posts)
7. yes, I am wondering if this will ever end...
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:29 PM
Jun 2017

we have a glimmer of hope and then on TV the next day the newsies are saying it's an upset that didn't happen, too bad Dems this is your fate.

Goddamn it...


(224 posts)
9. Not really it was a solid red district for last 40 years
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:31 PM
Jun 2017

Besides all Handel bought herself is potentially one year in congress, her seat is up again in 2018. She spent all that money to retain a seat by a four point margin that was already a GOP seat before Price joined Team Orange. If Rethugs understood irony, they would be swimming in it right now.


(2,795 posts)
10. Not really
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:31 PM
Jun 2017

It was just another confirmation that the loyal, brain dead, lock step republicans are reliable to follow orders to get out and vote. There were probably many who didn't vote the first go around. But with the time in between first election and the runoff election, the orders were given and dripping with paranoia and socialist doom - so more made sure they voted.

I hoped, but expected nothing different than Ossaff losing.


(958 posts)
13. I am so disappointed by the build up
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 08:39 PM
Jun 2017

Ossoff almost won it in the first election. We were told in the runoff there would only be two candidates, and Ossoff would have the advantage. We were told the poll numbers favored Ossoff. We were assured by the experts in the media this would be the turning point for the 2018 mid terms.

By election day the polls were even-up, the experts called it a toss-up, and now we are being told to 'get over it'.

I feel like I have had a month of emotion stolen from me.

Response to mshasta (Reply #16)


(10,650 posts)
19. Yes.
Wed Jun 21, 2017, 09:54 PM
Jun 2017

I know it's a Republican district. I'm very familiar with it.

But this one, along with the one in Montana, shows that the country will have to really suffer before there will be any meaningful change in the electorate.

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