Komen-scandal Handel explains that being a woman makes her an electable Republican

by Laura Clawson – The pack of loons vying for the Republican nomination in Georgia’s Senate race met in their sixth of seven debates (one for each candidate). The event seems to have been a disappointment as far as Rep. Paul Broun saying anything to equal his earlier contention that evolution and the big bang are “lies from the pit of hell,” but the lone woman in the race did take a shot at the key move from the GOP’s ladies’ playbook: The name of Michelle Nunn, the likely Democratic nominee, wasn’t mentioned until the final three minutes of the 90-minute debate — symbolic of where the GOP’s focus still is in the race to replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga. Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel first uttered the Nunn name in her closing remarks, as she portrayed herself as the most electable conservative on the stage.“I would...

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