It's Hard Out There for a Republican - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
It’s Hard Out There for a Republican
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Over at Reason, Dave Weigel has a good write-up of B.J. Lawson, the most credible of the Ron Paul Republicans running for Congress this year. Running against an entrenched incumbent in a gerrymandered Democratic North Carolina district, he’s nevertheless been able to wake Congressman Price from his slumber. Yet even a Republican like Lawson, who has broken with the Bush administration on amnesty, Medicare Part D, No Child Left Behind, wiretapping, and, above all, the Iraq war has found himself brought low by the Bush brand. If the latest generic ballot numbers are any indication, a lot of Republican challengers are going to find themselves in a precarious position.

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