GOP stumbling to finish line as McCain and Congressional candidates appear to be in trouble

As campaign season draws to a close, things aren’t looking good for GOP nominee John McCain or for his friends in the U.S. Congress, according to Politico.com. Check out these excerpts:

A senior Republican strategist, speaking with authority about the view of the party’s establishment, issued a wide-ranging critique of the McCain high command: “Lashing out at past Republican Congresses, … echoing your opponent’s attacks on you instead of attacking your opponent, and spending 150,000 hard dollars on designer clothes when congressional Republicans are struggling for money, and when your senior campaign staff are blaming each other for the loss in The New York Times [Magazine] 10 days before the election, you’re not doing much to energize your supporters. (Click here to read the rest of this article).

An internal document circulating among House Republicans warns of an impending congressional bloodbath, listing 58 Republican-held House seats being at risk, and 11 already considered as good as gone. As many as 34 GOP-held seats are in serious jeopardy of swinging to Democrats, the assessment shows. (Click here to read the rest of this article).

The post mortems after Nov. 4 should be quite illuminating…perhaps it is time for a rebranding of the GOP?


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