But When Davis' support melted away, a substantial part of it went to Hochul, as did the undecided.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The conventional wisdom: wrong again
Democrat Kathy Hochul has won the special congressional election in NY-26, one of the most conservative upstate districts. The Tea Party candidate, Jack Davis, faded at the end. Indeed, once again, the conventional wisdom proved wrong: As late as last week, the MSM was attributing the close race to Davis' presence siphoning off votes from Jane Corwin, the Rebuplican candidate. Even TalkingPointsMemo bought into this line.