Charles Pierce thinks a parade is in order o
n news that Democrats
turned two deep red legislative districts in crimson Oklahom
a blue in special elections Tuesday — a Senate seat and a House seat, both vacated by Republicans in bad circumstances.
But the winners weren't running against the disgraced former seat holders. The Senate race was won by a Democrat talking about teachers, the state's budget cuts (prompted by overzealous tax cutting) and families.
Surely there's some useful education in these elections for Democrats nearby.