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Wolf (D) beating the pants off of Corbett (R) here in PA

Woah, this looks like it might be a blowout here in PA.  With about 11% of the votes counted, Wolf leads Corbett by 65.27% to 34.73%.

I wasn’t here when Corbett was elected but I really didn’t like his “solution” to the Medicaid expansion.  He turned it down.  Then, when he saw the end of his political career, he proposed an alternative to Medicaid.  It was something like privatized Medicaid but with premiums.  Ok, I could *almost* live with that but what made it unpalatable was the suggestion that those of us who are still having problems finding employment and health care were somehow lacking initiative and essential skills.  So, under the Corbett plan, I would probably have to sign up for courses in, what, exactly?  How to use a computer?  How to use a word processing application?

See, this is why people vote for Republicans.  They have strange ideas about what is really going on in the world.