Amanda YouBetIAm (youbetiam) wrote,
Amanda YouBetIAm

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as the earth melts at the poles....

Lamont won.

I am in shock. This is the first time that a candidate I voted for in the primary has actually won.

I love what Lamont had to say. He's well-spoken, and smart, and saying things that other politicians are afraid to say. I am ideologue who votes by issue, and I know that I don't line up issue to issue with anyone, but today was the first time since 1996 that I felt that I was represented as a voter on any level whatsover. And it's a good feeling.

I don't know what's going to happen next. I do know that the people of Connecticut spoke today, and I wish that their message had been heard by Mr. Lieberman. More than anything else, I am bothered by the fact that he is ignoring the will of the people. He can't run as a Democrat because the party does not want him. He shouldn't run as an Independent because he tried the party ticket first, and politicians shouldn't be allowed to play games like that. He should take it like an adult and drop out.

(And Destefano won for Governor. I won across the board.)

EDIT: I never realized how disenfranchised I was. And how esctatic I am at having a voice in my government again. Who knows how the general election will go, but right now, right now I feel great.
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