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David Vitter Goes Down In Louisiana To John Bel Edwards

And it was a brutal loss, too.
David Vitter Goes Down In Louisiana To John Bel Edwards

Well, well. Louisiana is not only rid of the odious Bobby Jindal, but David Vitter will not be taking the reins either.

State Rep. John Bel Edwards, a relatively unknown Democrat from a rural Amite, will be the state's next governor after toppling Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., in one of the biggest political upsets in the state's history.

No state in the Deep South has had a Democratic governor since Kathleen Blanco left office eight years ago. A Democrat hasn't even come within spitting distance of statewide office in Louisiana since 2008, when former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu won reelection.

According to reports, Vitter will not be running for re-election to the United States Senate, either. Which is too bad, because I'm sure whatever Democrat running against him would have a rousing success with one of the most successful political ads ever:

Double diapers for you, David Vitter, so it won't hurt so much when everyone sticks a fork in you.


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