Who's a liberal? | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, June 18, 2006

Who's a liberal?

Posted By on Sun, Jun 18, 2006 at 5:42 AM

Did Arkansas Democrats ratify a liberal ticket in last week's runoff? Republicans say so. Brummett says no, the choices reflect usual Arkansas voter eccentricity. Dustin McDaniel, who's "liberal" only because he's pro-choice in a careful sort of way, won the attorney general's race thanks to huge margins on home turf -- Craighead and Greene counties. Those same counties voted overwhelmingly for a bona fide cultural conservative, Tim Wooldridge, who lost the lieutenant governor's race to Bill Halter. From which point Brum beholds the Halter-Holt matchup.

Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (18)

Showing 1-18 of 18

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-18 of 18

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • A response to police arrests becomes a tutorial on race, class and policing in Little Rock

    John Walker, the 79-year-old civil rights lawyer, and his associate, Omavi Shukur, 29, a young lawyer devoted to criminal justice reform, talked to press this afternoon about their arrests Monday by Little Rock police for supposedly obstructing governmental operations in observing and attempting to film a routine police traffic stop. It was a tutorial on sharp views of race, class and governance in Little Rock.
    • Sep 29, 2016
  • ADEQ denies C&H Hog Farm permit

    The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has denied a new permit for the C&H Hog Farms' concentrated animal feeding operation near Mount Judea (Newton County). This is a big and somewhat surprising victory for critics who have viewed C&H's large-scale pig farm and the pig waste it generates as an existential threat to the Buffalo National River.
    • Jan 10, 2018
  • Donald Trump declares war on Hillary Clinton's marriage

    Donald Trump gave a remarkable interview to the New York Times yesterday in which he declared open season on the marriage of Bill and Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton's past infidelity. Seems like a loser, but I've been wrong before.
    • Oct 1, 2016

Most Recent Comments

Slideshows

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation