Tag Archives: Chellie Pingree

Rethinking congressional districts: Let’s get vertical

You would think, after listening to the Democrats scream bloody murder at the unveiling of theRepublican congressional redistricting plan, that it represented some kind of unprecedented power grab, intended to crush the Democratic party forever. I suppose I can understand this reaction. The phony outrage is in line with just about everything else that has […]

The Next David To Pingree's Goliath

Honestly, I don’t think I would want to be the next candidate to face off against Chellie Pingree.  In the biggest Republican wave year in a generation, and against an outstanding candidate, she still won.  And, the way she won just so happened to be by overwhelming her opponent with money and negative attacks, so […]

Why Did Media Matters Go On A Jihad Against Dean Scontras?

Gerald at Dirigo Blue made an amusing observation about how the “right wing echo chamber” operates on October 20th. His observations were somewhat true – there is no denying that once a story gets “out there”, people on the right take those stories, shop them around to the big opinion leaders online and in print, […]