ADVERTISEMENT

I haven’t forgotten about the NY 23 Congressional Race.  If you didn’t believe the previous two polls, perhaps you’ll believe the latest poll taken after Sarah Palin’s endorsement, Governor Tim Pawlenty’s endorsement and national media attention:

Political Wire reports:

A DailyKos/Research 2000 poll confirms that Dede Scozzafava (R) has lost ground in New York’s 23rd congressional district and that Bill Owens (D) and Doug Hoffman (C) are now running "neck and neck."

Owens leads Hoffman by just one point, 33% to 32%, followed by Scozzafava at 21%.

That is a 10 9 (yeah I can add… it’s the cold medication) pt. increase from the last Kos poll which had Bill Owens (D) 35%, Dede Scozzafava (R)30% and Doug Hoffman (C) 23%.

Real Clear Politics says that Republican Dede Scozzfava now seems like an afterthought.  Texas Governor Rick Perry has now thrown his support behind Hoffman.

Since Newt Gingrich’s endorsement has seemingly backfired, it looks like he may interject himself into the Iowa Republican Gubernatorial Primary:

But Gingrich also warned Republicans they cannot alienate centrist Republicans or GOP-leaning independents who have fallen away from the party.

But I guess it’s ok for them to alienate social conservatives.  I would caution any of the seven GOP candidates to reject a Gingrich endorsement.  It’s a kiss of death.

Update: Jim Geraghty points out that Newt has asked for abuse one more time when he harps about people outside the district weighing in on the NY 23 race (which obviously he misses the irony that he’s doing the exact same thing).  In some cases he’s right, but in Scozzafava’s case:

Sorry, Newt. That’s not a bridge too far, that’s an overpass so remote that it takes the light from it several years to reach us.

Hey Newt, please stay out of the Iowa gubernatorial race… you know let Iowa’s voters decide.

2nd Update: Former Governor of New York, George Pataki, endorses Doug Hoffman.  Video here.  (HT: Bryan Pick via email)

Newt, he’s local and supporting Hoffman.  Does that mean you should shut up?

Subscribe For Latest Updates

Sign up to receive stimulating conservative Christian commentary in your inbox.

Invalid email address
We promise not to spam you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
5 comments
  1. This is going to send *SHOCK WAVES* through what’s left of New York’s Republican Party.

    A former Republican governor is NOT endorsing a GOP candidate.

    Looks like Obama and ACORN’s plot to divide and conquer the NY-23 is backfiring!
    .-= LarryK12309´s last blog ..MAO TSE BAMA =-.

  2. Newt, he’s local and supporting Hoffman. Does that mean you should shut up?

    Now, THAT’S something I didn’t expect to see here. But it definitely put a smile on my face. Newt’s passed his expiration date a couple years ago. Now, he’s all squishy and nasty and stuff.

    Like I entitled one of my own articles, Hey Newt! CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?
    .-= John Hitchcock´s last blog ..Democrats: The Party Of “NO!” (Updated) =-.

Comments are closed.

You May Also Like

Letterman: I Was Talking About The 18-Year-Old (2nd Update: Embassy Suites CBS web ads taken down. Update: Palins have no desire to give Letterman a ratings boost)

Letterman responding to the reactions of Todd and Sarah Palin regarding his…

Trump Helped Himself More Than Kavanaugh

Adam Graham: Does President Trump deserve the king-sized credit he’s given for standing behind Brett Kavanaugh in the face of stiff opposition?

It’s Time to Renew the American Century

John Hendrickson: In order to renew the American Century, it is necessary to solve the debt crisis and reverse the current manufacturing decline.

The Catholic Health Association Sells Out on Abortion Language “Compromise”

What in the world?  The New York Times reported (with glee I’m…