A recent Gallup survey found that of five major legislative initiatives — the stimulus package, auto bailout, Wall Street bailout, the health care bill and financial regulatory reform — only the latter enjoyed majority support.
The health care bill has become a real liability. In a recent Rasmussen poll, 61 percent of voters at least somewhat favored repeal of the measure, which many Democrats once believed would be a signal “achievement.”
Carnahan hasn’t found a way to distance herself from this wreckage, assuming she had the inclination.
Indeed, she’s endorsed both the stimulus and the health care measure, although she says she would have voted against the Wall Street rescue and has tried to tag her opponent as “Bailout Blunt.”
In a year where the feckless Democrat Congress and President Hope-and-Change are the target of the voters’ ire, why would Blunt NOT run against them?
Carnahan is so desperate to divert attention to her ties to Obama that she’s taken to stealing clips from Fox News and trying to claim it as an endorsement. Fox and Chris Wallace have sued Carnahan’s campaign, and Carnahan was forced to remove the ad. In another incident, Carnahan lied about Blunt building a home on property he owns in Washington, DC. And back in May, 2010, factcheck.org pounded Carnahan for lying about Blunt’s positions on the Gulf oil spill. In response to Robin’s non-stop lies, the Blunt campaign hit “Wrong-Way Robin”:
McClanahan’s KC Star article amusingly concludes:
As former Clinton adviser William Galston wrote recently, “the (Democratic) majority can neither run on its record nor run away from it.”
Robin Carnahan is the MO Secretary of State. She has no record on national issues. Roy Blunt is quite correct in connecting her to Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and the leftist Democrat Senate and House. Despite her attempts to obfuscate by lying about Roy Blunt and his record, she’s done nothing to distance herself from her Democrat buddies. Short of lying about her left-wing ideology, she can neither run on it nor run away from it.