And the Dems can say Bayh Bayh to the Senate
, as well.
The question is: What made him go?
He was ahead in the polls. He was in re-election mode just last week. So what happened?
By the way: The Dems have all of one day to find someone else to run. That's the filing deadline.
The conservatives are painting Bayh as a victim of Obamacare. A quick check of the right-wing bloggers shows that they think Indiana residents are too conservative for Obama's "socialistic" health care plan, which Bayh has supported.
In fact, the majority of Indianans
would support a "Medicare for all" plan, if one were on the table. But:
The Obama plan is nothing like that. But:
An effective right-wing propaganda campaign has managed to convince a large part of the population that Obamacare is
So once again, we are left with insufficient polling. What do Indiana residents really think of Bayh's stance on health care reform? What misperceptions have they bought into? Do they oppose Obamacare? If so, do they oppose it because it is too "socialistic" or not socialistic enough? And would health care reform have been the deciding factor against Bayh in the election?