Undaunted by the fact that she has become little more than a political punchline, Christine O’Donnell is apparently seriously considering making another run for the Senate from the state of Delaware. I’m not a praying man, but I’ll get on my knees if it would make her run.
News last week that her federal tax records may have been accessed improperly by state tax investigators brought new speculation about a possible O’Donnell candidacy next year against Democratic Sen. Chris Coons, particularly in light of an email sent Thursday that featured a newspaper story on the allegations and a link to donate to her political action committee, ChristinePAC.
The tea party sensation has yet to announce her plans for next year, causing some Delaware Republicans to wonder if her indecision is keeping other GOP candidates from stepping forward as the campaign draws closer.
So far, no names aside from O’Donnell’s have surfaced as possible challengers to Coons…
At a special GOP convention Saturday to elect Charles L. Copeland state chair, O’Donnell said she did not know when she would make a decision about a campaign. She referenced persistent tension within the party, strife that was evident in 2010 when grassroots conservatives from southern Delaware feuded with moderate northern Republicans over her primary campaign against then-U.S. Rep. Mike Castle.
“We have to rebuild the foundation in the party,” O’Donnell said.
The anti-masturbation candidate will rise (ahem) again.