David Kirkpatrick

January 30, 2008

McCain playing (and winning) political poker?

Filed under: Politics — Tags: , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 3:39 pm

More teeth gnashing from the right after McCain’s decisive victory in Florida. The Corner is resorting to getting lucky/beating all odds poker analogies to explain the senator’s status as likely GOP nominee.

From the post by Rich Lowry:

… McCain is close to the presumptive nominee GOP nominee without having won self-identified Republican voters anywhere. What an extraordinary—and utterly unlikely—path to the nomination. Presumably, with his front-runner status enhanced, McCain will now begin to win self-identified Republicans, but he has pulled the political equivalent of an inside-straight to get here.

For those a bit poker lingo challenged, here’s a description of pulling an inside straight.

1 Comment »

  1. If you will findn’t, verify the purchase price once you go-to the store.

    Comment by Rafael — March 24, 2016 @ 4:17 am

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