John Deeth Blog: The Upset Of The Nation
Excerpted from this post at John Deeth Blog
Every cycle someone does it. Someone who no one thinks has a chance, in a race that's literally not even on the map, comes out of nowhere and shocks the country. Tonight it happened in my town. This is the biggest win I've ever been a small part of. I remember sitting around living rooms in about February, brainstorming messages, trying to find a way to do the impossible, to beat a 30 year incumbent. I remember a quck spoken genial professor who I've worked with on campaigns successful and not, watching him struggle with telling his story of a difficult youth - I knew him for at least a decade before I heard it - watching him grow into a powerful messenger for change and for Democratic values. I'm proud to call Dave Loebsack a friend. Tonight I am proud to call him my congressman.