This sudden deluge of victories has forced the country to stand up and take notice of women's political power. That said, I want to ask these candidates one question: If elected, what will you do to advance women's rights?
Doug Hoffman lost his election last night in NY-23. He was supported by a plurality of talk radio entertainers, and a majority of former half-term governors of Alaska -- just not voters who actually live there.
Listen, I'm in no position to say the people of upstate New York shouldn't vote for Palin's candidate. What do I know? And Doug Hoffman can do what he wants, including go into business with unspeakably sleazy characters.
Instant analysis of election results from a handful of races in an off year election is not very significant one way or the other. We'd be wise not to buy into the tub-thumping or doomsaying of pundits posing as priestesses