Thursday, October 05, 2006

The decline of Foley and the rise of the "October Surprise"

Let me say first:

1) It's good Mark Foley(R-FL) resigned. Even if he was punk'd, what he did was wrong and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

2) Speaker Hastert should resign as well. As Speaker, he should know what is going on among his own troops. Had Foley dropped out last year, there would not be any question of his leadership abilities.

However, let me also say that this is a trend in elections. I feel like Andy Rooney, but have you ever noticed that the MSM predicts the GOP will lose and then **poof** October Surprise. Let me show you the trends and the surprise. As Brian Glover says in Alien3, "This is Rumor Control. Here are the facts." I'll start from 1992:

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