Can Bachmann be beat in 2010?

An analysis by Eric Ostermeier says …

In only one instance since the DFL merger has a political party both taken back control of the Governor’s mansion and lost a U.S. House seat….

… so it depends. It does make sense that a strong race for governor is going to have coat tails.

Ostermeier’s analysis is here.


  1. #1 Russell
    August 26, 2009

    But she is so damned entertaining. I understand you might not feel that way if she is local.

  2. #2 Rich Wilson
    August 26, 2009


    Don’t worry, she’ll surely get a job on Fox, where she can be just as entertaining and not quite as harmful.