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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Even in Mississippi

Democrat Travis Childers won a stunning victory in a heavily Republican district in Mississippi, once represented by Trent Lott, by stressing such themes as support for a balanced budget amendment and opposition to gun control.

A less noticed, but equally important, factor in Childers' victory in this pro-military district was his call to bring the troops home “honorably, safely and soon.”


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