The much anticipated 2010 elections are over and like most high-octane expectations, the aftermath feels like a hang-over: beat up and exhausted.
Republicans Take the House
The outcome was pretty much as expected with enough wins for the GOP to drop kick Nancy Pelosi right on out there, but not quite enough to get rid of Barney Franks. (Oh, bother) Though, I suspect that there will be enough Republican brethren to make his job a tad bit more uncomfortable and for that, I say a big “amen.”
Harry Reid wins Nevada Senate Race
It was surprising to learn that grandfatherly, Harry Reid survived the contentious Nevada race for Senate with Sharron Angle (I’m betting Joy Behar is somewhere yelling, “Take that, bitch!”) and I was more than a little disappointed that Barbara Boxer will have her tired old rear-end attached to yet another seat during a congressional hearing, making patronizing comments on race and reminded high-ranking Generals to call her “Senator” because “she worked so hard for it.” Oh, puh-leeze.
John Kasich Ohio Governor
Ohio got rid of Democratic Governor Strickland and installed Republican John Kasich instead, along with more than a few Republican Senators and Representatives of the House. So, you just run and tell that, homeboy.
Prop 19 Fails
Jerry Brown beat that whore, Meg Whitman to replace Arnold as the governor of Cal -ee-fourn-yuh and Proposition 19 failed to generate the buzz that supporters were hoping. It didn’t pass. Sorry, dudes. Take another toke and try again next time.
No Sharia Law in Oklahoma
Oklahomans passed a state constitutional amendment banning Islamic Sharia law in their courts (yeah, you read that right) sending the strong message that burqas are so last season. Louisiana philanderer, David Vitter, overcame his prostitution associations to beat out his Democratic challenger, Charlie Meloncon, for the run for Senate. Because, look, folks on the bayou can tolerate a lot of things, but liberalism ain’t one of em, cher.
Rand Paul wins Kentucky Senate
Libertarian, masquerading as a Republican, Rand Paul, took the Senate seat for Kentucky, however, I was much more impressed with the fact that Jimmy Ray Vaughn (Stevie Ray’s little brother) played at his victory party. Freakin’ rock on, Rand Paul.
Cuomo in Paladino out
A Republican took President Obama’s former seat and Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, handily whipped that Republican nut job, Carl Paladino for a seat in the Senate for New York.
The Thrill is Gone for Chris Matthews
All in all things went according to hoyle, but the prize for the most contentious exchange of the evening goes to blow-hard, Chris Matthews over his war of the words with Michelle Bachmann. It seems Chris is a sore loser and the rest of the *bleeps* at MSNBC are probably dealing with one bad case of heart-burn this morning as well. (See the exchange here)
Okay, Republicans – try not to screw it up. Okay?
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