The Parse

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Chambliss wins

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Of today’s Georgia Senate runoff between Saxby Chambliss and Jim Martin, The Boston Globe wrote, “The results may offer a tentative answer to questions that will ghost American politics for at least the next four years: Is there a sustainable Obama coalition, and is the Obama machine durable? Has Obama created anything greater than himself?”

It looks like the answer to both is no.

Well, I don’t actually buy the notion that the runoff is such a big deal.  Sure, it’s generally good that Chambliss is going to win, but the 60-vote milestone can still be attained by Democrats on a lot of issues by simply pulling a few “moderate” Republicans to their side (which, given recent history, will not be difficult to do.)

Obama will largely get his agenda accomplished, Chambliss or no.


Written by The Parse

December 2, 2008 at 8:11 pm

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  1. The big loser in the GA runoff: Ludacris!


    December 2, 2008 at 8:40 pm

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