The Other McCain

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Why Joe Miller Won

Posted on | August 25, 2010 | 77 Comments

“You can accomplish much, if you don’t care who gets the credit.”
Ronald Reagan

Frankly, I’ve been patting myself on my back all morning about the prescience of my July 6 American Spectator feature about Joe Miller:

Any disinterested political observer would be tempted to rate Murkowski a lead-pipe cinch for re-election. The incumbent has only one major problem, and that problem can be summed up in two words: Sarah Palin.

Read the whole thing and tell me I didn’t nail that one, OK? But there’s a couple of things you ought to know. I never would have done that interview with Miller if it hadn’t been for frequent commenter (and longtime tip-jar hitter) Miss Sharon. She was an early supporter of Miller’s Senate campaign and pushed hard to get me to pay attention to his primary, then helped me get hooked up with his campaign staff.

Miss Sharon — her Twitter name is WooHooYoo — isn’t famous or influential. She’s just someone who has stopped asking, “What can I do?” and started doing what she can. (Good advice.)

Some people are giving Sarah Palin all the credit for Joe Miller’s miracle win in Alaska, but there are a lot of volunteers like Miss Sharon who deserve credit. And somebody pointed out today that Mark Levin did a lot to boost Joe’s campaign with this July 23 interview:

Levin helped Joe Miller get his message to a huge national radio audience and guess who turned that interview into a YouTube video? Miss Sharon.

Small world, you see? But let’s face it: The guy who did the most to help Joe Miller win was . . . Joe Miller.

He is a fine candidate with strong principles who isn’t afraid to speak the truth and speaks it clearly and intelligently. He is the kind of guy any American should be proud to support.

JOE MILLER for U.S. SENATE

Comments

  • Kojocaro

    Exactly if Mcbailout stabs us in the back again i hate to say i told you so but i did tell you so btw waylay why don’t you eat crow dumbass or why not eat keith olbermann

  • waylay

    @Kojocaro #26

    “…waylay why don’t you eat crow dumbass or why not eat keith olbermann

    This pretty technique leave Ocaro speechless:

    … simply begin to sing….

    “I feel pretty, oh so pretty,
    I feel pretty and witty and gay….”

    you know, that song from “West Side Story”.

    If you are not in a car, you can combine that with ballet-type jumps around the house.

    Let me know how that works.

    Ocaro so busy singing! Ocaro add ballet movements and well, Ocaro better at clogdancing so switched…?

    No, no, no, no, NO! Ocaro!
    CLOGdancing??? Whatever are you thinking? Geeze!

    Please stick to the original instructions otherwise we will have no choice but to send Ocaro for serious remediation! This deviation from the prescribed protocol is not acceptable! This is exactly and precisely how all the religions became bastardized beyond recognition, for god’s sake! No, Ocaro, you must stick exactly to what I tell you!

    This is occlusion of the worst kind. CLOG dancing CLOGS the channel that supplies the vital information to the brain, allowing the organism to become ENLIGHTENED. In a way, the whole process is like photosynthesis. Clogging simply shakes everything around, creating a kind of paste that in no time flat dries into a cement-like material, occluding everything! but ballet movements send the information exactly where it is needed.

    The point is when you get so angry, so serious, can you imagine a swarthy old fart singing “I feel pretty” in a high voice and flitting about the room?

    That would take all of the seriousness out of just about anything! Certainly one could not be serious about themselves after that!

    No more clog dancing!

    You will never win the money this way!
    😉 😉 😉 😉 😉

  • waylay

    @Kojocaro #26

    “…waylay why don’t you eat crow dumbass or why not eat keith olbermann

    This pretty technique leave Ocaro speechless:

    … simply begin to sing….

    “I feel pretty, oh so pretty,
    I feel pretty and witty and gay….”

    you know, that song from “West Side Story”.

    If you are not in a car, you can combine that with ballet-type jumps around the house.

    Let me know how that works.

    Ocaro so busy singing! Ocaro add ballet movements and well, Ocaro better at clogdancing so switched…?

    No, no, no, no, NO! Ocaro!
    CLOGdancing??? Whatever are you thinking? Geeze!

    Please stick to the original instructions otherwise we will have no choice but to send Ocaro for serious remediation! This deviation from the prescribed protocol is not acceptable! This is exactly and precisely how all the religions became bastardized beyond recognition, for god’s sake! No, Ocaro, you must stick exactly to what I tell you!

    This is occlusion of the worst kind. CLOG dancing CLOGS the channel that supplies the vital information to the brain, allowing the organism to become ENLIGHTENED. In a way, the whole process is like photosynthesis. Clogging simply shakes everything around, creating a kind of paste that in no time flat dries into a cement-like material, occluding everything! but ballet movements send the information exactly where it is needed.

    The point is when you get so angry, so serious, can you imagine a swarthy old fart singing “I feel pretty” in a high voice and flitting about the room?

    That would take all of the seriousness out of just about anything! Certainly one could not be serious about themselves after that!

    No more clog dancing!

    You will never win the money this way!
    😉 😉 😉 😉 😉

  • Kojocaro

    me speechless your so dumb the day you make a smart comment is the day the earth collapses in on itself 🙄 🙄 🙄 🙄 🙄

  • Kojocaro

    me speechless your so dumb the day you make a smart comment is the day the earth collapses in on itself 🙄 🙄 🙄 🙄 🙄

  • JeffS

    Just have no opinion of yourself to begin with!

    Sounds like a real personal problem you have there, waylay. Maybe you and gg ought to get drunk together, and commiserate how us Reichwingnutz simply don’t get it.

  • JeffS

    Just have no opinion of yourself to begin with!

    Sounds like a real personal problem you have there, waylay. Maybe you and gg ought to get drunk together, and commiserate how us Reichwingnutz simply don’t get it.

  • http://www.coldfury.com Randy Rager

    I’m pretty sure waylay is gg.

  • http://www.coldfury.com Randy Rager

    I’m pretty sure waylay is gg.

  • Jazz

    Mr. McCain, I really, really like your style.

    /And your badgering about the tip jar will pay off imminently. 😉

  • Jazz

    Mr. McCain, I really, really like your style.

    /And your badgering about the tip jar will pay off imminently. 😉

  • http://www.rightklik.net RightKlik

    Three cheers for WooHooYoo!

  • http://www.rightklik.net RightKlik

    Three cheers for WooHooYoo!

  • Way Lay

    pay no attention to the subject of the post but pay attention to me me memememememe

    :):):)

    By the way, i’m going to pussy out on eating crow the same way James Cameron turned chicken shit and ran from Andrew Breitbart and their Global Warming Debate.

  • Way Lay

    pay no attention to the subject of the post but pay attention to me me memememememe

    :):):)

    By the way, i’m going to pussy out on eating crow the same way James Cameron turned chicken shit and ran from Andrew Breitbart and their Global Warming Debate.

  • Estragon

    There are NOT 16,000 absentee ballots to count, that is the number requested and sent out by the precincts. Only about 7500 were received in time to count.

    To tie, then, Murky needs to win the absentees by 4750 to 2750, or 63% of the vote to Miller’s 37%.

    Hold your breath for that – even if the abortion referendum was a turnout motivator for conservatives, there is no reason it would be less so for those requesting absentees.

  • Estragon

    There are NOT 16,000 absentee ballots to count, that is the number requested and sent out by the precincts. Only about 7500 were received in time to count.

    To tie, then, Murky needs to win the absentees by 4750 to 2750, or 63% of the vote to Miller’s 37%.

    Hold your breath for that – even if the abortion referendum was a turnout motivator for conservatives, there is no reason it would be less so for those requesting absentees.

  • JeffS

    I’m pretty sure waylay is gg.

    Well, then, waylay and gg ought to get married and have children.

    ;-p

  • JeffS

    I’m pretty sure waylay is gg.

    Well, then, waylay and gg ought to get married and have children.

    ;-p

  • Live Free Or Die

    It has been bandied about that if Murkowski is a Real Sore Loser, she may attempt to get on the General Ballot by getting adopted by the Alaska Independence Party, or one of the other 3rd parties.So it may not be over ’til the Murkowski Lady sings.

  • Live Free Or Die

    It has been bandied about that if Murkowski is a Real Sore Loser, she may attempt to get on the General Ballot by getting adopted by the Alaska Independence Party, or one of the other 3rd parties.So it may not be over ’til the Murkowski Lady sings.

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  • Sienna Sacha

    Don’t count your chickens. . . Franken stole his senate seat and Murkowski is in the process of doing the same. . do you think because the good Senator is a RINO she won’t act as Franken did?. . .Don’t kid yourself. ..

    Absentee ballots AFTER elections are prescriptions for Corruption. JMHO

  • Sienna Sacha

    Don’t count your chickens. . . Franken stole his senate seat and Murkowski is in the process of doing the same. . do you think because the good Senator is a RINO she won’t act as Franken did?. . .Don’t kid yourself. ..

    Absentee ballots AFTER elections are prescriptions for Corruption. JMHO

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