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Tweets of the Week


The Crystal Ball's Tweets of the Week is a look back at the highlights of the past week in politics in snippets of 140 characters or less. To get this analysis as soon as news breaks, follow University of Virginia Center for Politics Director, and Crystal Ball founder, Larry Sabato on Twitter by clicking here 1.



9:05 AM Aug 27th: Amusing that the cable nets are fulfilling stereotypes in Ted K coverage. FOX=subdued, CNN=moderate amount, NBC/MSNBC=WW III alert level.

9:18 AM Aug 27th: Politics never stops and Ted K would understand that we're all speculating about his replacement. Actually, it's been going on since May 2008.

9:20 AM Aug 27th: Almost the entire MA House delegation, plus ex-members, want to run, plus state AG and others. All D. GOP can forget this one. No contest.

9:22 AM Aug 27th: Dynasty is NOT a good thing in a democratic society. Maybe MA voters will recognize that, at last. Hope springs eternal.

9:25 AM Aug 27th: GOP complaining that it's hypocritical for Dems to change rules after stripping Gov. Romney(R) of appt power. Get over it. Elections matter.

9:28 AM Aug 27th: Holding power means never having to say you're sorry, or hypocritical. Hypocrisy is the lifeblood of politics. Read history for proof.

8:34 PM Aug 27th: Can Ted K-generated sympathy pass health care bill? Best bet is with wavering Senate Dems. No R senators will sign on just to salute Ted.

3:18 PM Aug 30th: In naming LeMieux, Crist looked out for his favorite person, C Crist. Very reminiscent of VP Biden picking Ted Kaufman(D) for his DE seat.

11:26 PM Sep 1st: Smart move by AG Martha Coakley (D) to jump head first into MA SEN race. In politics, she who hesitates is lost. Might be 1st MA woman SEN.

8:47 AM Sep 2nd: Supreme Court circles are buzzing that John Paul Stevens may finally be retiring in 2010, due to his slow pace in hiring clerks.

9:09 AM Sep 2nd: God certainly does involve Him/Herself in some real messes. Now God has backed embattled Gov. Mark Sanford(R-SC). Source: Mark Sanford.

1:11 PM Sep 2nd: Sanford and God again. God, do you follow Twitter? If so, please message me. For once I'd love to have a direct pipeline to Yr current views.

1:12 PM Sep 2nd: I promise to keep it short. First, the usual question about the meaning of life. Then, a few tips on '10 and '12 to keep the Crystal Ball #1.

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Post date: 2009-09-03 00:00:00
Post date GMT: 2009-09-03 05:00:00


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