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Mitch Perry Report for 10.26.15 – Iowa

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Good morning, everyone. Welcome to the working week. Well, we’re 98 days until the Iowa caucuses, a political lifetime away, right? Well, yes and know. The trend there had been set, but that turned upside down last week when Ben Carson swooped over Donald Trump in two polls taken from the Hawkeye State. Now, I know this is anecdotal, but check out this New York Times story by Trip Gabriel about why Iowans like the retired pediatric neurosurgeon. “He is kind…

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Actually, Kendrick, err, Congressman Meek, you did not ‘win’ the debate

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First and foremost, let me get me this off my chest: During a debate, Kendrick Meek should not be addresses as “Kendrick” as Jeff Greene did over and over again yesterday.  And Congressman Meek should definitely not be addressed as “Kendrick” with the kind of contempt Jeff Greene did not even attempt to contain.  As Republican consultant Rick Wilson tweeted yesterday: “Wow…the unspoken word in Greene’s statement was ‘boy’ “ Now that that is addressed, let’s deal with Kendrick, err, Congressman Meek’s…

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Actually, Kendrick, err, Congressman Meek, you did not ‘win’ the debate

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First and foremost, let me get this off my chest: During a debate, Kendrick Meek should not be addressed as “Kendrick” as Jeff Greene did over and over again yesterday.  And Congressman Meek should definitely not be addressed as “Kendrick” with the kind of contempt Jeff Greene did not even attempt to contain.  As Republican consultant Rick Wilson tweeted yesterday: “Wow…the unspoken word in Greene’s statement was ‘boy’ “ Now that that is addressed, let’s deal with Kendrick, err, Congressman Meek’s boast…

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Daily Kos founder trashes Kendrick Meek

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Listen, I have been very critical of some aspects of Kendrick Meek’s campaign, but even I am shocked by how badly Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas trashes Meek in a an op-ed Joy Ann Reid, saying in an e-mail to her: Meek “has little netroots support and is unlikely to get any anytime soon. Not only is he not seen as a credible, electable candidate, he’s run the kind of safe, boring, uninspiring and nonpopulist campaign that is guaranteed to…

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