I do not always agree with Richard Lugar. In fact quite often I disagree with the senator from my home state. However, I am sad to see him go out like this as I do have a great amount of respect for him and his willingness to make compromises to get things done. In a time when more and more politicians are acting like that kid in the store whose parent is not going get them the toy they want, Senator Lugar always seemed to carry himself with dignity.
With that out of the way, the republican party has lost its mind. I am not saying they are crazy (we have known that for years). I am saying they are being idiotic. This upcoming election is going to decide who controls the hotly contested Senate, and Dick Lugar was a sure thing. Don't get me wrong, Mourdock has a good advantage in perennially red Indiana, but now Donnelly is actually in the race. Factor in that Mourdock now looks like he just took out his own grandpa and, who knows, Donnelly might just win it. Thanks for the opportunity, dorks!