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In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

Archie Parnell


“Win” in Georgia Shows Republicans have Big Problems

The South may no longer be safe territory for Republicans. Another special election for a House Seat in a supposedly “Safe Republican” District; the Fifth in South Carolina; was also surprisingly close. Republican Ralph Norman won the June 20, 2017, vote there by 51.1% to Democrat Archie Parnell’s 47.9%. On November 8, 2016, U.S. Representative Mick Mulvaney (R) won reelection by 59.2% and Democrat Fran Peterson only picked up 38.7% of the vote, Ballotpedia reported. That’s right Democrats were able to increase their percentage of the vote in two Southern districts by over 9%.  

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