Dying elephants sadden me.
At yesterday's Christian Science Monitor forum -- the same venue where he upgraded the GOP's goal to a potential three-seat loss -- NRSC chairman John Ensign was asked point-blank if the party was giving up on the open seats they currently hold in Virginia and New Mexico, where the Democratic nominees are way ahead of the Republicans in current polling.
Ensign said bluntly: "You don't waste money on races that don't need it or you can't win."
Pollster.com shows just how much ground the GOP would have to make up in Virginia and New Mexico. It's probably a good idea for the Republican Party to cut their loses and focus their attention/limited resources on races that they at least have a shot at. It's just amazing to hear that NRSC openly concede they're in such dire straits.