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Deep State Witch

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Fri Nov 10, 2023, 01:43 PM Nov 2023

Think WV's Senate Seat Is Lost? [View all]

A little bit of Google-fu on my part has revealed a Democratic candidate declared last week. Zach Shrewsbury is a climate activist and former Marine. He looks and sounds a lot like John Fetterman. We all need to show his campaign some DU love!


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Think WV's Senate Seat Is Lost? [View all] Deep State Witch Nov 2023 OP
Recommended. H2O Man Nov 2023 #1
You're Welcome! Deep State Witch Nov 2023 #3
I'm skeptical, but I'll follow this DFW Nov 2023 #2
Nobody wanted Dr. Oz. They picked a horrible candidate. Fetterman is pennsyvania! jimfields33 Nov 2023 #21
"It's rare that people in solidly red states get tired of being lied to by Republicans" LymphocyteLover Nov 2023 #80
Kansas is a red state Shrek Nov 2023 #138
Not to mention Sibelius before her DFW Nov 2023 #140
I wish him well but a climate activist is going to have a tough row in King Coal WV. yardwork Nov 2023 #4
Thank you. nycbos Nov 2023 #57
A climate activist doesn't exactly strike me as someone who'd be popular in coal company calguy Nov 2023 #5
Unless he wants to bring energy jobs to West Virginia Poiuyt Nov 2023 #29
It's been tried over and over - the voters in WV rejected all offers. yardwork Nov 2023 #36
That's kind of sad to hear Poiuyt Nov 2023 #51
It's literally a tragedy, in the Ancient Greek sense. yardwork Nov 2023 #58
Not all are thrilled about mountain top removal. Emile Nov 2023 #68
This is true calguy Nov 2023 #73
Don't quite see a climate activist popular in WV but Fetterman was a long shot too against alot of $$$. Fingers crossed dutch777 Nov 2023 #6
Fetterman was not a long shot gab13by13 Nov 2023 #8
I suspect the Shrewsbury... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #75
I hope you are right but the conventional wisdom is that Manchin was going to get beat by the republican. CentralMass Nov 2023 #79
"Nothing short of a miracle"? Think. Again. Nov 2023 #90
I know WV pretty well, and it's about as deep a MAGA territory as you can imagine. yardwork Nov 2023 #97
I know of someone who commuted to DC from WV treestar Nov 2023 #85
There is a section of eastern WV that abuts MD, fairly close to DC. yardwork Nov 2023 #96
I heard 3700 active miners..... getagrip_already Nov 2023 #104
Good points... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #114
Lets see, a climate activist Darwins_Retriever Nov 2023 #7
the square root of zero Celerity Nov 2023 #10
yes Celerity Nov 2023 #9
Gov. Jim Justice ain't exactly Abe Lincoln - he's also being challenged from the right 617Blue Nov 2023 #11
You're Welcome Deep State Witch Nov 2023 #18
Most Democrats say that, but voters don't listen. yardwork Nov 2023 #37
Reading down the comments was getting pretty depressing. (Seconal in the Wheaties?) jaxexpat Nov 2023 #89
Trump will get 70% of the vote in WV next year Polybius Nov 2023 #112
Dems have to put someone up that spouts MOMFUDSKI Nov 2023 #12
Just Look At His Platform Deep State Witch Nov 2023 #19
Many are sounding like Mansion. GreenWave Nov 2023 #46
Excellent, great catch! At the risk of bring mauled, Jk appalachiablue Nov 2023 #65
I've spent considerable time in Charleston West Virginia tavernier Nov 2023 #13
This Guy? True Blue American Nov 2023 #50
That is the man, tavernier Nov 2023 #62
maybe that's how this new dem should run... on a coattail or two of byrd's, orleans Nov 2023 #72
If he would learn to fiddle he would be a shoe in. Just joking here. True Blue American Nov 2023 #77
if a candidate was already a fiddler, that would be a lock! Lots of Progressive Old Time Fiddlers in WV msfiddlestix Nov 2023 #107
Byrd also brought millions into WV! True Blue American Nov 2023 #74
They Orange Anus got 68.5% of the vote in 2016 and 68.6% in 2020 in WV. CentralMass Nov 2023 #82
So they said. tavernier Nov 2023 #83
Election denial? Polybius Nov 2023 #113
Nope. tavernier Nov 2023 #131
Jay. Nelson was from New York. MyNameIsJonas Nov 2023 #129
Thee are actually a lot of Progressive Fiddlers , Banjo players aEnd other musicians in WV, actually. msfiddlestix Nov 2023 #101
By damn, that was really good. 3catwoman3 Nov 2023 #142
Byrd is beloved but his memory doesn't translate to supporting Democrats today. yardwork Nov 2023 #99
People also assume Byrd, without the name or history, could get elected today. MyNameIsJonas Nov 2023 #130
That's been my observation as well. yardwork Nov 2023 #133
The people want their coal overlord in the senate and that's what's going to happen. BannonsLiver Nov 2023 #14
X's 100000000.nt SayItLoud Nov 2023 #15
Better off picking a ebbie15644 Nov 2023 #16
arent the ppl of wv wondering what's next? what comes after coal? mopinko Nov 2023 #17
I hope so... mountain grammy Nov 2023 #48
Right to abortion is a winning issue EmmaLee E Nov 2023 #20
What if he campaigned on Mr.Bill Nov 2023 #22
In 2016 Clinton said we should stop mining coal and retrain the workers for new energy jobs... brooklynite Nov 2023 #26
The one that sat by and watched as the total number of coal workers decreased by about 25% during their term... W_HAMILTON Nov 2023 #38
As far as i'm concerned bluestarone Nov 2023 #39
My husband was born in WV Marthe48 Nov 2023 #34
That's good to hear. I wasn't meaning to stereotype anyone. Mr.Bill Nov 2023 #35
I'm sorry didn't mean to single you out Marthe48 Nov 2023 #55
WV primaried John Kennedy Maggiemayhem Nov 2023 #54
The state also gave us Nelson True Blue American Nov 2023 #60
Jay Rockefeller. Nelson was New York nt yellowdogintexas Nov 2023 #69
Thanks for the perspective. WV is a staggeringly beautiful state. shrike3 Nov 2023 #64
It is absolutely beautiful there. Think. Again. Nov 2023 #91
Absolutely, Deep State Witch! Kid Berwyn Nov 2023 #23
Video mahina Nov 2023 #24
He may be the reason Manchin decided to retire. True Blue American Nov 2023 #87
Maybe but i bet the protestors in kayaks at his yacht mahina Nov 2023 #137
Yes - it is now an entirely safe red seat FBaggins Nov 2023 #25
Are there Big Foots in them woods?............................ Lovie777 Nov 2023 #27
No!Bigfoot lives close to Indian Lake, Ohio down by the railroads. Drunks told their wives True Blue American Nov 2023 #76
West Virginia has the moth men. yardwork Nov 2023 #98
Thanks. We may not win everywhere, but we should run everywhere. Salviati Nov 2023 #28
Thx for posting! We need to support him....even if he isn't favored to win PortTack Nov 2023 #30
Georgia took TWO Senate seats for D relayerbob Nov 2023 #31
You're welcome! Deep State Witch Nov 2023 #40
+1 appalachiablue Nov 2023 #67
"We have to fight them there" doubleplusgood Nov 2023 #93
Trump got over 68% of the vote in WV, twice Polybius Nov 2023 #115
So? He took GA in 2016 relayerbob Nov 2023 #120
Meh, in 2016 he beat Hillary 50.38% to 45.29% (about 5 points) Polybius Nov 2023 #122
No wonder the flyover states don't like Dems relayerbob Nov 2023 #132
Georgia is an R+3 State. West Virginia is R+35. brooklynite Nov 2023 #117
OF COURSE I DO!!! WTF??? relayerbob Nov 2023 #119
yep MistakenLamb Nov 2023 #32
Thanks for this info! MorbidButterflyTat Nov 2023 #33
This feels like the equivalent of Republicans trying to convince themselves they can win California. tritsofme Nov 2023 #41
Or that Abortion Rights Deep State Witch Nov 2023 #42
Yes. Manchin is the only statewide elected Democrat in very red West Virginia. elocs Nov 2023 #43
History of WV! True Blue American Nov 2023 #78
The key word in your post in "had". Lots of southern states "had" Democratic senators as well. elocs Nov 2023 #136
Worth watching but I will need to conserve my limited resources till viability is demonstrated. Maru Kitteh Nov 2023 #44
We can support Shrewsbury and see where it goes, but Justice is a shoo-in. Never underestimate BABYDOG Earthrise Nov 2023 #45
I'm the son of native West Virginians who moved out of the state lees1975 Nov 2023 #47
Donated mzmolly Nov 2023 #49
Go Zach! Brenda Nov 2023 #52
The people of WV need help. Give them someone who will try. twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #53
The person who ran against Marjorie Taylor Greene in the third most Republican district in the country... nycbos Nov 2023 #56
Gone TexasDem69 Nov 2023 #59
It's not a long-shot Mountainguy Nov 2023 #61
Good to know, thanks. 58Sunliner Nov 2023 #63
No chance Pototan Nov 2023 #66
Perhaps it is their interests Polybius Nov 2023 #118
I noticed that education and health care are not on your list Pototan Nov 2023 #135
Happy to support this candidate hurl Nov 2023 #70
Donated NBachers Nov 2023 #71
We're facing a "what will we do if we have no farm?" problem jmowreader Nov 2023 #81
Thanks for posting this! BlueMTexpat Nov 2023 #84
No GOP-leaning race should go unchallenged Zambero Nov 2023 #86
Andy Beshear didn't suprise people... brooklynite Nov 2023 #88
I'm going to donate to Shrewsbury... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #92
But which "good guy" are you NOT supporting? brooklynite Nov 2023 #95
If they have a better chance of winning... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #111
My argument is that you don't NEED money if your race is hopeless... brooklynite Nov 2023 #116
But having campaign money is what makes your race NOT hopeless. Think. Again. Nov 2023 #121
No it isn't. brooklynite Nov 2023 #123
Well, it seems to me... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #124
You misunderstand my approach brooklynite Nov 2023 #125
I see... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #126
But you don't... brooklynite Nov 2023 #127
Exactly Zambero Nov 2023 #103
And, Beshear has been a popular governor. yardwork Nov 2023 #102
Perhaps anomaly is a better term Zambero Nov 2023 #105
People need to distinguish between Senators and Governors brooklynite Nov 2023 #109
Why NC often has Democratic governors and almost never D senators. yardwork Nov 2023 #128
Will do, 😊 Butterflylady Nov 2023 #94
Here's the irony of this Ken Shrewsbury boomlet..... brooklynite Nov 2023 #100
Goodness. He is a big man...... riversedge Nov 2023 #106
Thanks for this. Just BlueSky3 Nov 2023 #108
The problem is that Jim Justice is running Polybius Nov 2023 #110
The best bet would be finding a billionaire coal baron that would run doc03 Nov 2023 #134
There may be a microbe of hope, but hope nonetheless. The Grand Illuminist Nov 2023 #139
They have a total abortion ban. We can definitely win there if we're smart about it ecstatic Nov 2023 #141
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