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Meanwhile, On Planet Maniac…

Prediction: Look for Bush to hit 45% approval (or better) in the next polls as he drags Republicans to victory this fall.

Oh hell, I’ll say it: Santorum is safe and Republicans win Maryland and Florida. Might lose Montana or Ohio, not both. In the House, net gain of 5 for Republicans. From trouble to fouble to bubble. ~Don Surber

Via Instapundit via Dave Weigel

Give Surber credit as the most reckless of reckless pundits.  I can understand the partisan desire to imagine a great rallying of GOP forces, but how out of it do you have to be to say that the Republicans will win Florida (where Nelson holds a modest 30 or 40 point lead last time I checked–sorry, I see now that the lead is only a modest 18) with the Queen Esther Mk 2, I mean, Katherine Harris?  In fairness to Surber, he wrote this on the morning of the 29th, so maybe he hadn’t seen Foley’s resignation and could not have seen the whole GOP-leadership-covered-for-pervert-Congressman thing.  Perhaps he would revise his predictions to a mere 3 seat GOP gain in the House!

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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