[QUOTE=shakin318;4036679]The phony Tea Party candidate siphoned off enough conservative votes to hand that election to the dems. I suspect we'll see more of his kind (long-time dems who suddenly run as newly conservative "Tea party" candidates with no chance of winning, but every chance of fooling 10-15% of the GOP voters).
As for the mediscare, anyone paying attention knows that Obamacare will cap medicare beginning in 2014 -- so it's basically the same "problem" the seniors have with Ryan's plan. Once again, it's all about who gets their message (or in some cases BS) out there the best.[/QUOTE]
The idea this was over the Ryan Medicare Plan is a propaganda joke.
This was due to a RINO running a bad campaign, and a lifelong Democrat (and three time failed Democrat Candidate) running as a Tea Party Candidate, and snagging 9%, more than enough to sway the election results.
It's ok, right now somehwere the (R) are planning to run-former Republican "Social Democrats", "Socialist Party", "Green Party" and "Universal Healthcare & Choice Party" candidates in every election going forward. ;)