It appears that the Republican Party is imploding, just before their hugely hyped prediction of a Midterm election victory…
The War in Alaska…
Lisa Murkowski, defying Sarah Palin, announces write-in bid for Alaska Senate against Joe Miller
Three’s a party in Alaska.
Weeks after losing the Republican primary to Joe Miller in one of the Tea Party coups of the 2010 election, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has announced that she will run in the general election as a write-in candidate, setting off a competitive three-way race for the seat.
Murkowski made the announcement to supporters at an Anchorage convention center on Friday.
“The gloves are off,” Murkowski said at the event, adding that Alaskans deserve a choice between the “extremist views” of Joe Miller and “inexperience” of Democratic candidate Scott McAdams.
Miller, a slightly bearded political neophyte, is strongly backed by both the Tea Party and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.