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Castle may well be recognizing that theres no place for moderates in the modern Republican Party. Hes already had to make a number of votes in the House this year under leadership pressure that run counter to his previous positions, and hes found out that a complete lunatic like ODonnell is able to compete with him just by screaming the right buzzwords. It has to be disheartening.


Mike Castle is no Jane Norton, Sue Lowden, or even Lisa Murkowski when it comes to campaigns. None of these had run more than one statewide campaign. Delaware is a small state. Mike Castle has been winning statewide elections since 1980. He probably knows most of the Republican primary voters by first name. If he cant win a statewide primary now, then he really doesnt deserve the nomination. Hes been a RINO for a long time. And hes heard the criticism for a long time. It should be unfathomable that he doesnt have a convincing enough conservative Delaware GOP voters to vote for him.


Winston, it is you. Castle is actually pretty fired up and hasnt stopped campaigning for weeks. I met him last week and he was on his 7th event of the day.I think hes doing a lot more local stuff -- going to parks, restaurants, and picnics, talking to citizens, etc. ODonnell is focused on out-of-state endorsements from Palin, Demint, and the Tea Party, so youre probably seeing those more-prominent influences.


castle wanted the trifecta: governor, congressman, senator. he had only planned on serving one term in the senate before retiring. theres no doubt he would retire if he loses.


Is it me or does it seem like Castle really doesnt want the seat? O’Donnell is more hungrier and fighting hard to win. I think the GOP DC establishment like McCain and Graham pushed Castle to run, but you can sorta tell his heart is not in this. Maybe he retires after losing tomorrow.


HAHAHAHAHAHA...Intelligent and principled are two words that really dont belong in the same state as ODonnell. The one who claimed she won two of three Delaware counties in losing to Biden by 26, only to backtrack and claim she tied when she actually lost all three handily? The one who claims that Mike Castle has spies hiding in the bushes at her house? That ODonnell? Shes a completely incoherent nutjob.

Christian Liberty

NRH, you mean theres no place for morons in the Republican Party. The Republican Party is for INTELLIGENT, PRINCIPLED candidates like Christine ODonnell. It is the left and the RINOs who are screaming meaningless buzzwords and attacking principled candidates for having principled positions.

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