Wednesday, September 06, 2006

The Happy Circumstance Endorses- The Ho-Hum Edition

There are two primary races on the Democratic side which haven't received a lot of attention and I won't spend a lot of time on.

In the US Senate race Ben Masel is taking on Herb Kohl. Kohl has been a less than stellar Wisconsin Dem but he has been a reliable, solid presence in Washington. If the Republicans hadn't found someone to run I'd have probably cast a vote for Rae Vogeler of the Greens in November. As it is I'll vote for Kohl in September and in the general. He isn't a candidate to stir the emotions but he is a solid choice in a time of uncertainty.

Speaking of less than stellar the race for Secretary of State is a snoozer. Doug LaFollette has been in office since the Ford administration. Scott Ross is an up and comer looking for a shot at a cushy job. The office is quickly becoming an anachronism. Inertia says I'll probably pull the lever for LaFollette. Again, a race with no passion connected to it.


Anonymous said...

I agree with you on Kohl being 'less than stellar' (although I think you're being generous). But are you really concerned about Republican Lorge being a threat to Kohl????
You gotta be kidding. Even the Republicans don't want to vote for him.

Don't hold your nose and vote for Kohl. If you can't vote your conscience in this election, when can you? Anything other than a vote for Vogeler is a wasted vote.

Dean said...

Little passion here for the SoS race also, so much so, that I don't even care if the Dems win this one.