The biggest loser is Newt Gingrich. He touted Scozzafava as someone who "fits the district," and she was polling third. The aye of Newt doesn't make such a great political potion, does it? Any reputation he had as one with his finger on the pulse of the political winds has been shattered.
Every Republican must run on a platform for lowering taxes and spending. Scozzafava did not support those goals. Even the Democrats slammed her on spending
For those who haven't been following the story, Michelle Malkin has a rundown
on key controversies. I'm especially angered by her support for card-check, the bill that would eliminate the secret ballot in union drives.