If you were to ask well-informed people which political direction Politico.com leans, the vast majority would say ‘right’. That’s what makes this particular election poll noteworthy, when most should be ignored.
Just one week ago there were those who were saying Republicans will take over the Senate in next month’s election, with one poll supporting that. Last month Roll Call said they would gain at least 7 seats, which would give them control. In August there was strong speculation that would happen. Even some Democrats were doubting they could hold. Naturally no one can know for certain given how close many races are – even in hardcore red states. But according to the Politico poll, if the election were held today Democrats would most likely have control of both chambers of Congress.
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s certainly the case with these two.
You should remember Michael Dunn, 47, white, who shot 10 times into an SUV carrying four black teenagers killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis at a gas station. Dunn was upset that the teenagers were playing their music so loud. After a first trial ended in deadlock, Dunn was convicted in a second of premeditated murder and sentenced to life in prison.
“Mr. Dunn, your life is effectively over,” Circuit Court Judge Russell Healey said at the sentencing. “What is sad is that this case exemplifies that our society seems to have lost its way.”
Only in racist America!
Tina Dupruy took to Twitter on the Ebola issue and may just have got the best jab yet at Republicans. She most certainly nailed it on the ‘reason’. This should go viral, especially in light of the upcoming elections.