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Democrats lost on ObamaCare bellwether vote in Florida

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If Democrats think they can make Obamacare smell like success going into Election 2014, they can forget about it. President Obama and the Democrats advanced the Affordable Healthcare Law for a noble purpose. The law is flawed because it was a rush job by Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. Both should be voted out of office for that debacle. The law was flawed because President Obama was too light on the details and too light in managing the desired outcome. His hands-off management style isn’t working anywhere.

As history goes, Democrats have a heart, and no competence to back it up. Republicans have no heart, and don’t need competence because they don’t do anything except to protect the wealthy.

Democrats failed in Florida in an early election because they did not put forward a superior candidate, and the one they have championed the party line in absence of the facts. That does not portend well for Democrats going down that road.

“Republican Jolly wins crucial Florida bellwether special election
By Alexandra Jaffe

Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink in the special election to fill Florida’s 13th district on Tuesday night, delivering a stinging blow to Democrats that underscores their vulnerability to ObamaCare attacks.

With all precincts reporting, Jolly topped Sink 48.4 percent to 46.5 percent, winning by 3,417 votes. Libertarian Lucas Overby took nearly 5 percent of the vote.

Sink’s loss in the race to succeed the late Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla.) was seen by Republicans as evidence the political winds are blowing hard against Democrats in their uphill pursuit of the 17 seats they’ll need to take back the House.

“Tonight, one of Nancy Pelosi’s most prized candidates was ultimately brought down because of her unwavering support for ObamaCare, and that should be a loud warning for other Democrats running coast to coast," National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden (Ore.) said in a statement.”


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