Day: September 8, 2010

Alaska, Florida, and Forfeiting One's Soul

I’ve waited a while to comment on the Alaska Republican Senate primary. Virtually no one gave Joe Miller any chance of unseating incumbent Senator Lisa Murkowski. Yet the inconceivable actually occurred. The race was close, and the win was razor thin, but a win it was for Miller, who is much more conservative than Murkowski and allied with the Tea Party. Sarah Palin, from the outset, gave her support to Miller. The Murkowski family has owned Alaska politics for some… Read more »