Discussion: Tea Party Moving Toward Kingston

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Call it what you will, but this is essentially the same breakdown that happens with nearly every statewide election in Georgia…Metro Atlanta candidate vs. rural candidate. Perdue is the the Atlanta candidate, Kingston is the rural candidate.

History tends to favor the metro Atlanta candidates.

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So I’m guessing the TEA BAGS, going for a 21 year congressmen really don’t have any principles.

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This is a primary. Metro Atlanta candidates don’t always win primaries over “rural” candidates. Karen Handel was the “metro” candidate against Nathan Deal, who was the exurban-rural candidate. Sonny Perdue was not the metro Atlanta candidate for Governor before that.

While it’s true that metro Atlanta candidates have an advantage in general elections, that has not always the case in Republican primaries, partly because so many “suburban” Republicans are moving further-and-further away from the metro.

Just my two cents. I think Kingston can lock up all the anti-Perdue vote while getting enough establishment support to lose to Michelle Nunn in November.

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Koooooooooooks.

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