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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Patty Murray draws opponents for 2010

For her 2010 re-election bid, Senator Patty Murray has drawn two challengers. One is Republican Dr. Sean Salazar of Seattle. Salazar, a U.S. Navy vet and chiropractor, previously ran for Congress in 2001 in California's 53rd district, raising a paltry $6556 in his failed attempt.

Plastered prominently on Sean Salazar's website is a photo of RNC Chair Michael Steele, who we can only hope will exert some influence on Salazar's candidacy and stump for him.

Senator Murray's other opponent is Wayne Glover of Spokane Valley, who does not list a party affiliation on his website and promises "Real Change". However, a close look at Glover's recommended reading list shows a Who's Who of right-wing authors and media blowhards.

Interestingly enough on Glover's website, he notes personal issues similar to those of Senator Cantwell's previous opponent Mike(!) McGavick:
As a young adult I battled alcoholism, although there were no scrapes with the law, I did make many errors in judgment which details are sketchy but since June 1994 I have not used alcohol.
Details are sketchy? Is that because you blacked out and don't remember, or because you really don't want to talk about it, Mr. Glover? And if it's the latter, why mention it at all?

By all accounts, neither of these candidates is of the quality necessary to beat Senator Murray, and will not pose a serious challenge to her reelection.


Blogger Nigel said...

McGavick ran against Cantwell. Nethercutt was Murray's last opponent.

June 14, 2009 8:15 PM  
OpenID ask4sean said...

Thank you for your kind comments. I would like you to spread the word that we are nothing but a fly on the wall and no real threat to the progressive movement.

Sean Salazar

June 15, 2009 2:43 PM  
Blogger Otter said...

I can't believe that we don't have ANYBODY in this state worthy of defeating Murray in her re-election bid. That is just sad.

June 16, 2009 6:40 AM  
Blogger Josh said...

I hope this guy runs against her:

January 5, 2010 8:41 PM  
Blogger Belinda said...

Bye, bye Patty :)

February 26, 2010 7:53 PM  

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