Autoeroticism took a big hit tonight, as former abstinence counselor, Christine O’Donnell knocked over Mike Castle who was comfortably on his way to capturing Vice President Joe Biden’s former Delaware Senate seat for the Republicans.She’s a cutie: A scrubbed up and perky born-again Catholic, one of those rare, extremist winger women on Fox News who isn’t blonde. She's definitely talk radio and Fox News' choice in the race.
Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, the NRA, Glenn Beck, Sen. Jim DeMint, Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity, Delaware teaparty baggers, and the Family Research Council endorsed O'Donnell. National tea party mogul "Dick" Armey, the National Republican Senatorial Committee and Republicans who know stuff about politics did not.
“We were looking at eight to nine seats in the Senate. We’re now looking at seven to eight. This is not a race we’re going to be able to win.”
As Castle conceded, the respected Rothenberg Political Report, which rates congressional races, moved the Delaware Senate race to "lean Democrat," from its "lean Republican."
Cracks in the conservative movement and the GOP started riving wider. After Rove bashed O’Donnell, Michelle Malkin called Rove "an establishment Beltway strategist" and "an effete sore loser."
Looking at a 25% deficit in her polling with the Democratic candidate, national and local Republicans worked very hard to beat her, but as in other races the goofballs prevailed. There will be little party money for the geeky gal.
O'Donnell’s a perennial candidate with a sleazy financial past who's a gaffe machine with wiggy views about who should sleep with whom and how. As founder of the Savior's Alliance for Lifting the Truth (SALT) she worked hard for years against The Gay, pornography, diddling, extramarital sex, felching, frottage, and abortion.
She's so anti-sex she's warned that masturbation is sinful, though she's dodged questions as to how she'd legislate against the practice once in the US Senate.
Like Sharron Angle, her doppelgänger in Nevada, O'Donnell avoids reporters who ask hard questions.
The tea party winger in New Hampshire beat the supposedly more electable Republican as well, enabling the Democrat to an easier path to the Senate.
This should be fun to watch... and though we would love to see the chaos of a Christine O'Donnell and a Sharron Angle trying to operate in the Senate Republican Caucus, we'll probably have to be satisfied watching their antics leading up to November 8.