Posted by: brian | January 7, 2009

Coleman’s lousy track record

As pointed out by Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight.com:

Let’s be frank: Norm Coleman doesn’t have much of a future in electoral politics. Defeated Presidential candidates sometimes have nine lives, but defeated Senatorial candidates rarely do, and in his career running for statewide office, Coleman has lost to a professional wrestler, beaten a dead guy, and then tied a comedian. He doesn’t have much to lose by fighting this to its bitter conclusion. But it’s hard to envision how he’ll come up with enough ballots to overtake Franken. (emphasis added)

h/t to Bob Collins at NewsCut

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