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July 3, 2015

Enzi Clobbers Cheney in First Public Poll of Primary #WYSEN

Enzi has a primary this cycle from the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney. (Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

A new poll shows Sen. Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyo., with a considerable lead over his primary opponent, just days after Liz Cheney announced she would challenge him.

Enzi led Cheney, 55 percent to 21 percent, in a survey from Harper Polling, a Republican firm.

Earlier this week Cheney, who is daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced she would challenge the three-term  Republican.

Enzi also had a high favorability rating of 74 percent in the poll. Cheney had a 45 percent favorability rating.

The poll surveyed 422 likely GOP primary voters via live operator calls on July 17 and 18, and has a margin of error of 4.77  points.

The Wyoming Senate seat is rated a Safe Republican contest by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.

Comments (295)

  1. Sovereignty Soldier

    July 19, 2013
    12:57 p.m.

    A vote for a neo-con is a vote against freedom and the rule of law applied to all citizens equally! No more Clinton’s, Bush’s, or Cheney’s! No more rule by the same families! No more globalists or America will be completely sold out!

    • Richard_Wiggler

      July 19, 2013
      1:01 p.m.

      as if it hasn’t ALREADY been sold out.
      just WHERE the f**k do you live ?
      CANADA.
      look around ya, the last five years has been FULL of HOPE and CHANGE..
      and we are worse off now than EVER before.

      • Christopher Gadsden

        July 19, 2013
        1:08 p.m.

        THere are tiny hidden alcoves of freedom still existing in the US. The globalist pigs can’t find them all an whack-a-mole isn’t working well for them. But yes, the country will get worse and worse with the continuation of these fraudulent elections of criminals.

        • Strider73

          July 19, 2013
          6:21 p.m.

          It will get worse and worse until the house of cards comes tumbling down. The ideal outcome is the abolition of the federal govt. and the breakup of the US. Once the new political fault lines were established, conservatives and liberals would cross-migrate to like-minded areas — see the India-Pakistan partition of 1947 for a rough parallel. The UN, WTO, IMF and all the other “new world order” abominations would wither and die without Uncle Sucker’s support. Those are just the largest benefits.

      • Sovereignty Soldier

        July 19, 2013
        1:29 p.m.

        Just look at that little Colorado town selling drone hunting permits! If patriots move there, the idea can spread to neighboring towns.
        All is not lost yet! I fear if people continue to sleep and do not push back via refusal to go along with Obamacare, gun restrictions etc. we may only have one or two elections left…if that!

        • Richard_Wiggler

          July 19, 2013
          1:34 p.m.

          sometimes i think we had our last TRUE election a while back.
          Zimmerman is being targeted by the United States Department of Justice. a single American has the full force of this FEDERAL bureau coming down on him.
          if they can do it to him they can do it to ANY of the rest of U.S.
          it may already be too late.

        • Layla

          July 19, 2013
          1:47 p.m.

          You are correct. We must vote out all RINOs and Progressives in 2014.

        • College Geek

          July 19, 2013
          2:51 p.m.

          And then you get hit with 17 trillion in debt and 90 trillion in unfunded liabilities….

        • A. Levy

          July 19, 2013
          3:52 p.m.

          I agree with what you’re saying, but i’m afraid you’re backing the wrong person in the Wyoming race.

        • Strider73

          July 19, 2013
          6:15 p.m.

          Any word on the bag limit for drones?

      • Go2guy

        July 19, 2013
        1:45 p.m.

        but we’re all full of hope for change aren’t we?

        • Richard_Wiggler

          July 19, 2013
          2:14 p.m.

          only the RETARDS.

          • Go2guy

            July 19, 2013
            4:02 p.m.

            Now, now, Richard, lets all play nice together, no name calling and didn’t you know, retarded folks voted for Obama 3-1 in the last election? Don’t rile them up or your dear leader won’t be able to get 143% of the vote in key swing state precincts

          • Richard_Wiggler

            July 19, 2013
            4:54 p.m.

            : )
            k

          • M_J_S

            July 19, 2013
            5 p.m.

            Most voters stayed home except drones on either side.

            The government will listen to the people, or we will throw them out on their butts BY FORCE.

      • hoyeru

        July 19, 2013
        2:28 p.m.

        Think about this: If a Republican was in charge, USA will most certainly be involved in an Iranian and Syrian wars right now and the world will be staring WWIII in the face, the draft will be active and you most likely will be in a boot camp preparing to go to the Middle East. As bad as Obama is, at least there is no Iran wars. Count your blessings for that buddy boy.

        • Mekadave

          July 19, 2013
          2:56 p.m.

          Draft? Are you serious? No one but a few lefty congresscritters and activists want the draft back. Nice silly straw man there.

          • Strider73

            July 19, 2013
            6:14 p.m.

            Correct. It is ultra-Marxist Democrap Chucky Rangel who keeps banging the drums for conscription.

        • dmllc

          July 19, 2013
          3:49 p.m.

          the USA is already involved in syria and iran

          • ReaganFan

            July 19, 2013
            3:51 p.m.

            We also put troops on the ground in Libya, and still didn’t get approval from Congress well after the allowed 60 days.

        • BlakeSDavis

          July 19, 2013
          4:07 p.m.

          Are you out of your mind? Democrats are equally eager to get involved – look at Vietnam – that was a Democrat war long before Nixon

        • Felix Rodkin

          July 19, 2013
          4:24 p.m.

          you are such a $oron! whatever your reasons are.
          Just saying.

        • Richard_Wiggler

          July 19, 2013
          4:55 p.m.

          how do you charge your crystal ball.
          mine is run down and i need to be able to see alternate realities like you can.

      • Drdetroitdanchap

        July 19, 2013
        2:48 p.m.

        And Nbama is part and parcel of the neocon …. or have you not figured out good-cop bad-cop yet? RomNEOCON was a ringer sent in to LOSE.

        • Richard_Wiggler

          July 19, 2013
          3:04 p.m.

          probably figured it out BEFORE you did.

    • eddieblue

      July 19, 2013
      2:34 p.m.

      sovereignity soldier
      left a reply for you – guess what, it was scrubbed.
      freedom of speech censors at work again.

    • Erasmus

      July 19, 2013
      2:37 p.m.

      If I had an angry, spoiled daughter, she’d look a lot like Liz Cheney.

      • Felix Rodkin

        July 19, 2013
        4:25 p.m.

        One more $oron!

    • Bulldog

      July 19, 2013
      3:59 p.m.

      I assume you won’t be voting for Hillary, even if she runs against the most conservative candidate. Good for you, there is hope!

  2. Richard_Wiggler

    July 19, 2013
    12:57 p.m.

    so ?
    a political record vs someone NEW.
    let the games begin.
    would like to see someone like her primary McConnel in KY.
    THAT would be a no brainer.

    • EllieEnlightened

      July 19, 2013
      1:26 p.m.

      Kind of like Obama?

      • Richard_Wiggler

        July 19, 2013
        1:30 p.m.

        “America is gonna have to do better than the ‘ status quo ‘..”
        now print that out
        and take it to your mommy
        and have her SPLAIN it to you.
        but then again you may have already driven her out of her mind.
        forge it.

    • Layla

      July 19, 2013
      1:53 p.m.

      ENZI is NOT status quo.

      • Richard_Wiggler

        July 19, 2013
        2:07 p.m.

        “He was a member of the 2009 Gang of Six which attempted to negotiate health care reform.”
        he IS status quo.
        don’t need NO gang members in government.
        look where THAT got U.S.

  3. Jeff

    July 19, 2013
    12:57 p.m.

    Good. No citizen of this country wants any more Clintons, Bushs, Cheneys, Kennedys, or any of the other career political families.

    • GoldenRudy

      July 19, 2013
      1:34 p.m.

      To put the Cheney’s (the old man and his daughter) in the same category as the Kennedy’s (all of them) and the Clintons (both of them) is an indication you cannot distinguish between either black or white, hot or cold, night or day.

      • Layla

        July 19, 2013
        1:44 p.m.

        I’ll stick with Enzi. I KNOW he’s a conservative. There are too many damn RINOs in the Senate. Watch and see who the leadership support. That will be very telling.

        • College Geek

          July 19, 2013
          1:48 p.m.

          Enzi? LMAO He IS a RINO

        • wylrae

          July 19, 2013
          3 p.m.

          We’re supposed to rely upon the leadership in deciding who we should support??? You must be kidding. They will be supporting Enzi because he is part of the establishment and seniority system. I have voted for Enzi in the past but not sure how I will vote this time; did not like him supporting the internet tax (no, I do not sell on the internet and buy very little on it–just the idea of raising taxes turns me off) and I am thinking he has long enough at the public trough, let someone else have a chance at getting some of the taxpayer funded benefits and freebees. Only have seen Cheney on a few talk shows and mainly responding to national security type questions so have to hear more of what she stands for/against. Do think she would be more vocal in opposing the current administration.

    • College Geek

      July 19, 2013
      1:42 p.m.

      I vote for Conservative not by family name. Cheney is fairly Conservative (at least not a RINO) so I’d vote for her.

    • RonThompson

      July 19, 2013
      3:04 p.m.

      “No citizen of this country”?

      What, not one?

      The polls are certainly doing a remarkable job of getting responses from non-citizens, then, because quite a few of them seem to support Mrs. Clinton.

      But I guess you’re the expert on what “no citizen” wants.

  4. DurkaDurka

    July 19, 2013
    12:58 p.m.

    I don’t even know their positions on anything yet.

    • Jeff

      July 19, 2013
      1:01 p.m.

      What is there that you need to know about female Cheney’s positions. All you need to know is that she is the daughter of sinister Halliburton Cheney.

      • Jon Sweeney

        July 19, 2013
        1:11 p.m.

        Boo, did you just pee your pants?

        • Jeff

          July 19, 2013
          1:12 p.m.

          What?

          • sum1fun

            July 19, 2013
            4:24 p.m.

            Halliburton Cheney hahahaha….that’s a new one….NOT!!! Can you at least try to act like a big boy?

  5. Obama_dogeater

    July 19, 2013
    12:58 p.m.

    Liz Cheney is a RINO. No thanks, we have plenty.

    • College Geek

      July 19, 2013
      1:43 p.m.

      She’s not as RINO as Enzi though…

      • Matthew Greggs

        July 19, 2013
        2:19 p.m.

        i love this comedy show….its a battle of the brainless…..the winner will be the most rightwingnut stupid on the ballot….how did that work out for you half-wits in 2012….lol lol lol

        • College Geek

          July 19, 2013
          2:31 p.m.

          Well….the people on this page are called Conservatives. Romney was called a RINO or MODERATE. Notice the spelling difference. The last time a large amount of Conservatives ran was in 2010. That was when your party got demolished.

          • Matthew Greggs

            July 22, 2013
            10:14 a.m.

            call yourself whatever you choose moron….it won’t change the fact that your teabagger are the stupidest people in america and possibly the world

        • sum1fun

          July 19, 2013
          4:07 p.m.

          Get lost troll!

      • Obama_dogeater

        July 19, 2013
        2:45 p.m.

        A Tea Party candidate should enter the race and clean both their clocks.

        • College Geek

          July 19, 2013
          2:46 p.m.

          I can upvote that. A Ted Cruz Tea party candidate though, not a Rubio…Don’t need anymore backstabbers…

          • Obama_dogeater

            July 19, 2013
            3:04 p.m.

            Didn’t take long for Marco to show his true colors. Cruz, on the other hand, is the real deal.

    • Dan_o

      July 19, 2013
      1:51 p.m.

      When two RINO’s fight, the dems win. We waste time, money and effort to accomplish nothing.

  6. William Max Young

    July 19, 2013
    1 p.m.

    Guys entrenched, why do the cheneys bother?

    • Jeff

      July 19, 2013
      1:01 p.m.

      Because they have boat loads of $$. Most of that $ is from the US taxpayer, grants from the Feds for Halliburton.

      • WBCarson

        July 19, 2013
        1:20 p.m.

        Thats not really true, but ok.

    • Layla

      July 19, 2013
      1:50 p.m.

      Senate Republican leadership. Their conservative constituents are the enemy, a threat to them. Rove is still running their campaigns.

  7. rc0213

    July 19, 2013
    1:02 p.m.

    Enzi has been in the office long enough. It is way too early to think this poll makes a difference.

    • Layla

      July 19, 2013
      1:48 p.m.

      Conservatives won’t support Liz.

      • College Geek

        July 19, 2013
        1:49 p.m.

        Mark Levin endorsed her. Doesn’t get much more Conservative than that…

      • Matthew Greggs

        July 19, 2013
        2:22 p.m.

        you half wits will vote for whomever faux newz and the idiots on the AM radio tell you to vote for….its why the republican party is ready to fracture into 2 or 3 disparate segments…….the millionaires and the morons and the tin-foil capped teabaggers

        • College Geek

          July 19, 2013
          2:43 p.m.

          Funny, no one here calls any Liberal people on here names. And then you decide to go and bug Conservatives and call them names like a middle school child. Yeah, we’re the immature crazies. Whatever floats your boat I suppose….

          • Matthew Greggs

            July 22, 2013
            10:11 a.m.

            another study out from a major and well respected university…the third in fact….that verifies what most of the world knows as factual….teabaggers under the faux newz bubble are even stupider regarding the facts about current affairs than those that watch no news…..lol lol lol…..now that is funny but the bigger question is this….does faux newz make people stupid or do stupid people make faux newz viable !!!!

  8. maxonepercent

    July 19, 2013
    1:04 p.m.

    People like Liz Cheney think they can just move into a small, rural state and buy an election. This is exactly how John McCain became Arizona’s worst senator ever. I hope the people of Wyoming realize that she is nothing more than a self-serving outsider and send her packing.

    • Chicken Sock Puppet

      July 19, 2013
      1:09 p.m.

      Plutocrats…

      • WBCarson

        July 19, 2013
        1:19 p.m.

        I didnt know Pluto was a politician! Will Mickey be his VP?
        Got my vote.

        • Chicken Sock Puppet

          July 19, 2013
          3:09 p.m.

          I’m sure he already did.

          • WBCarson

            July 19, 2013
            4:15 p.m.

            Chicken Sock Puppet.
            Are you referring to a person chocking his chicken in a sock?

          • Chicken Sock Puppet

            July 19, 2013
            7:59 p.m.

            No, I’m referring to the idea that you voted for Obama.

          • WBCarson

            July 19, 2013
            8:51 p.m.

            HAHAHA. No. I am not a fan of the racist Obama.

            I thought you were trying to be clever with your avatar name. Sorry, I was wrong.

          • Chicken Sock Puppet

            July 21, 2013
            1:53 a.m.

            No problem. But I am in fact, a Chicken Sock Puppet. A twin no less. But he’s the idiot of the family.

    • WBCarson

      July 19, 2013
      1:18 p.m.

      Its what H. Clinton did in NY and look at all the important posts and positions she has held since. She is even going to be the Dem candidate for POTUS. That is unless Dems can find a black female.

      • EllieEnlightened

        July 19, 2013
        1:25 p.m.

        It will be MOOOOOCHELLA.

        • WBCarson

          July 19, 2013
          1:38 p.m.

          Isnt her new hair style just lovely?
          Oh, and BTW, you need to change your avatar to a black Jesus. This be the new America

      • Go2guy

        July 19, 2013
        1:43 p.m.

        Hillary with just a little bit of makeup could pass for Black, she no way tired and has travelled too far, under sniper fire the whole time and not recalling anything, She’s quite a gal that Hillary, a legend in her own mind, just ask her!

    • Mitch

      July 19, 2013
      1:39 p.m.

      Arizona is a small , rural state? Who knew?

      You obviously don’t know what you are talking about.

      • maxonepercent

        July 19, 2013
        2:04 p.m.

        Use your brain buddy, John McCain has been in the senate for nearly 30 years. Back then AZ’s total population was barely 1/3rd of what it is now.

  9. MadCharles

    July 19, 2013
    1:04 p.m.

    Blah blah blah. The guy is done. Send Liz some money.

    • Jeff

      July 19, 2013
      1:13 p.m.

      Why? She has plenty already.

      • MadCharles

        July 19, 2013
        1:18 p.m.

        To have skin in the process.. $5.00

    • Layla

      July 19, 2013
      1:53 p.m.

      If you love the Republican leadership and Karl Rove, send money. If you love freedom and law and order, vote ENZI.

      • MadCharles

        July 19, 2013
        2:07 p.m.

        Rove and the leadership are rinos. Enzi is a dinosaur..

  10. walterc

    July 19, 2013
    1:04 p.m.

    Enzi has been there long enough. After he told us (at a town hall in Gillette) that obamacare is going to happen so we need to get some input into it, I was done voting for him. And now that he has cosponsored the internet sales tax legislation, plenty more people are leaning that way too. We just don’t need another RINO to take his place. Still looking for a true Conservative to challenge him. It’s way too early to take the polls serious.

    • Layla

      July 19, 2013
      1:47 p.m.

      Liz Cheney is a moderate, like her dad. No thanks.

      • College Geek

        July 19, 2013
        1:49 p.m.

        No She’s not, she in between a Moderate and a Conservative whereas Enzi seems to be just a Moderate.

      • walterc

        July 19, 2013
        1:56 p.m.

        Thus my comment of finding a true Conservative.

    • Rumionemore

      July 19, 2013
      2:33 p.m.

      Sounds like you are a Wyoming resident, but you sound like my uncle who lives in Tennessee and is always looking for the “right” candidate who is conservative enough or a true conservative. I can be debated on this, but I believe that’s how we ended up with Obama – twice. Conservatives need to decide they will support a candidate who can win for a change in a national election. And not batter the person to death in the primaries. By the time Romney had to swim through never-to-win Gingriches, Cains and Perrys, the entire country was gunning for him.

      • walterc

        July 19, 2013
        3:05 p.m.

        Romney was no more a conservative than Liz Cheney or Mike Enzi.

        • ReaganFan

          July 19, 2013
          3:54 p.m.

          Romney wasn’t a conservative at all. He was a moderate…that’s how he got elected in MA. You can’t be anything close to a conservative there, you’ll never make it.

        • Rumionemore

          July 19, 2013
          4:03 p.m.

          Can’t say it won’t happen, but I doubt if a conservative can be elected to the White House in 2016. In fact, I think he or she would have a tough go at most national elections.
          If conservatives feel so strongly about their beliefs and movement, they need to break away from any mainstream group and start their own party. Maybe throw in with the Tea party.

          • walterc

            July 19, 2013
            4:13 p.m.

            After the 08 election, mantra was that rahter than try to start a third party since the GOP/Dems have stacked the deck, we should just take the GOP back. That didn’t work, so now there’s talk of a third party. Tired of being told ot vote for the lesser of two evils. The lessor is still evil.

          • M_J_S

            July 19, 2013
            5:04 p.m.

            Amen to that.

          • Rumionemore

            July 20, 2013
            8:35 a.m.

            They’re all evil and, worse, totally indifferent to what the people who elect them want them to do. House of Cards and the new book, This Town, have it right. It’s disgusting but true.

      • M_J_S

        July 19, 2013
        5:03 p.m.

        WRONG RINO. Either you are for the Constitution or against.

        Either you have principals or you do not.

        Most stayed home rather than vote for another gutless, clueless wonder like Romney. And don’t tell me he was better than Obama, because he wasn’t. It is a false choice.

        Either we have a Conservative, Constitutionalist, who can articulate what this country stands for or the government must be removed by force. Period. You can’t kill or imprison us all.

        • Rumionemore

          July 20, 2013
          8:40 a.m.

          Man, you have already imprisoned yourself by being so attached to parties, labels and ideas.
          Has it ever occurred to you that everyone has beliefs and principles, but they aren’t necessarily what you believe or the way you behave? That’s why the ultra conservatives will win only in the Deep South and a few Midwestern places. And that’s a relatively small piece of the pie. The numbers are going against you, as well as the demographics of the voting population.

          • M_J_S

            July 22, 2013
            10:58 a.m.

            The Constitution knows no labels or parties. Support it or you support tyranny.

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 22, 2013
          10:16 a.m.

          you morons of the teabagger ilk need to run your own candidate….the republican party machine will never run somebody from the lunatic fringe as you desire

  11. Christopher Gadsden

    July 19, 2013
    1:05 p.m.

    Darth Cheney’s demonic daughter cannot be good for the US or Wyoming in any way. Can’t these monarchical families just disappear and watch the fruit of their labor decay? Clinton, bush cheney… at least the Kennedy seem to be gone.

    • GoldenRudy

      July 19, 2013
      1:38 p.m.

      Keep up with the news. Another Kennedy was just (2012) elected in MA to Congress to replace “Fannie” Frank. Try to keep up.

  12. PierceEye

    July 19, 2013
    1:06 p.m.

    Enzi needs to go though……so what you all want to replace him with a Demo?
    Need a Tea Party person in that state

    • WBCarson

      July 19, 2013
      1:20 p.m.

      Agreed. If both sides hate you, than you know your onto something good.

      • RonThompson

        July 19, 2013
        3:07 p.m.

        Either that or you’re an idiot.

        • WBCarson

          July 19, 2013
          4:14 p.m.

          F-ck you very much.

    • Matthew Greggs

      July 19, 2013
      1:22 p.m.

      yes please…you half-wit cretins need to run more teabagger favorites like o’donnell.angle,mourdock.and akin…..ohhh and don’t forget that idiot from florida alan west….please please please dredge up some more crazies from the bottom of the wingnut barrell……i mean you did win 4 of 16 races….lol lol lol….you can not fix republican stupid!!!

      • Jake Garret

        July 19, 2013
        1:26 p.m.

        Troll….

      • EllieEnlightened

        July 19, 2013
        1:27 p.m.

        You should have the brains of West. He has two master degrees and they stole that election too.

      • Go2guy

        July 19, 2013
        1:39 p.m.

        Matthew,
        Run along like a good little dimwit and have a nice big drink of Kool-Aid, let the intelligent people talk!

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 22, 2013
          10:21 a.m.

          perhaps you should review the third and latest study of your rightwingnut brethren moron……faux newz cretins are even stupider of current affairs than those watching no news….lol lol lol……whats sad is thet have you half-wits not only convinced its fair and balanced but that it is factual too….lol lol…..you simply can not fix republican stupid!!!

        • ReaganFan

          July 22, 2013
          10:27 a.m.

          Matthew is someone you’d see interviewed on Waters’ World.

      • GoldenRudy

        July 19, 2013
        1:43 p.m.

        Matt, I will wager you do not have the balls to even carry the jockstrap of a man like Allen West. How about producing your DD Fm 214? To refer to a man like Allen West the way you did exposes your anti-black deeply held feelings. And you are aware of the Dem Party’s use of private IRS documents against O’Donnell in the NJ race? Read up.

        • PublicEnemy2u

          July 19, 2013
          2:03 p.m.

          I checked my DD 214 and they didn’t fine me $5000 before showing me the door to civilian life, no Art. 15’s either, served his entire career at the point of the spear, yet no CIB?
          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_West_(politician)

          • GoldenRudy

            July 20, 2013
            10:25 a.m.

            Not sure I get your point. But, I know the “PC” Army desk warriors tried to discharge LtCol West 6 months b4 his 20 year retirement point for firing his sidearm close to a terrorist being interrogated who was withholding info about a suspected terrorist ambush. After firing the pistol near the terrorist’s head (in violation of Army Regs), the terrorist started talking and gave details of the planned ambush. The PC Army was aghast and wanted to discharge West 6 months b4 he could retire with his pension and pressed charges against LtCol West. I do recall vividly, a young soldier under West’s command come to tears in an interview describing the love and respect he had for LtCol West and the fact that West’s action prevented his patrol from walking into a deadly ambush. My respect for LtCol West stands and I take strong exception to someone calling him an idiot as “Matt Greggs” did. I see that “Greggs” comment has been deleted.

          • PublicEnemy2u

            July 22, 2013
            12:06 p.m.

            maybe Matt Greggs lives in a city with a Outlaw motorcycle club chapter:
            Congressman West: “Oh come on, I mean you know I was the only black member of a white supremacist motorcycle gang, so liberals and there are certain others I would say even within our party that are not comfortable with strong black conservative voices, and I would say there are people that feel very threatened by that because we do stand on principle. We are someone or entities that are out of the mainstream, if you want to call it that, so liberals are definitely going to come at you. But I think you also have this inner fight within our primary candidates for that piece of the pie that they want to have.”
            http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/2011/11/allen_west_admits_motorcycle_gang_outlaws_white_supremecist.php

          • GoldenRudy

            July 22, 2013
            12:18 p.m.

            Have you noticed when Allen West is on TV and asked a question, he responds in a clear, conversational voice? Others on the Left start immediately yelling as if the louder they talk, the more convincing they are? Travis Smiley is a good example of Left’s axiom that shouting gets your weak and indefensible message(s) across. Until proven to be wrong with facts, I still respect Allen West for the man he is and has proven to be.

          • PublicEnemy2u

            July 22, 2013
            1:28 p.m.

            a perfect example of “deflection”, a calm denial doesn’t make you less guilty or more honorable,
            West said Generals “have to be very careful about blindly following a commander in chief that really does not have the best intent for our military.” What West did not mention was that officers are constitutionally bound to follow the President’s orders unless they are illegal
            http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2012/02/16/417174/allen-west-15-worst-quotes/
            Wonder why he never was promoted to General?

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 19, 2013
          2:14 p.m.

          hey moron…i referred to alan west not because he is black but because he he rightwingnut batcrap crazy……and he would be crazy if he were pink or purple or even white like the other 5 names i cited……you are proof that republican stupid is a terminal mental disorder

          • ReaganFan

            July 19, 2013
            3:58 p.m.

            You’re proof that you have no idea what you’re talking about. You might disagree with West, but to call him a nut or crazy is just dumb. You lost all credibility on that one.

            He would school you in any debate of your choosing. I’m sure he’s much more educated and experienced than you.

          • GoldenRudy

            July 22, 2013
            12:26 p.m.

            Why was your comment “deleted”? Also, you provide no response re: A DD Fm 214 or the illegal release of O’Donnell’s tax info. But, seeing you fall back into name calling, I am not surprised. And are you sure you want to use lower case “republican” in your rant? Do you know/realize what you type? This country was based upon the concept of lower case “republicanism”. I guess we should all be glad the responses do not have to be submitted in “cursive”.

      • Jon Lewis

        July 19, 2013
        1:45 p.m.

        Matt is just expressing a hidden desire by using that phrase.

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 19, 2013
          2:16 p.m.

          seriously morons…..please run some more teabaggers in 14…please please please…..and don’t you believe those polls again next time either….the teabaggers are on the rise…lol lol lol…..the american taliban aka the republican party

          • College Geek

            July 19, 2013
            3:06 p.m.

            last time we ran “teabaggers” was 2010. Remember what happened then? You LIBS lost big time

          • Matthew Greggs

            July 22, 2013
            7:27 a.m.

            yes and what has happened since then half wit??….vaggie probe laws and nothing but repeal obama care bills….not a winning strategy for the teabag smokers

          • ReaganFan

            July 22, 2013
            10:20 a.m.

            Hey smarty pants, did you see the latest on unions being p!ssed about Obamacare? Probably not, because you obviously don’t know about current events. The same people who helped write the bill (unions) and the biggest supporters of the bill (unions) are now complaining because they didn’t realize how it would hurt them. The rank & file union members have had their hours cut and will be losing the good benefits they have. Half wit.

          • ReaganFan

            July 19, 2013
            4:01 p.m.

            You do realize that a teabagger would be the one doing the teabagging right? Because that would make you the teabagg-ee. (Like employer and employee, if you couldn’t follow)

          • Matthew Greggs

            July 22, 2013
            7:23 a.m.

            so what are you saying half-wit……that only half of the combo is a homo??….teabagger teabaggee teabaggiest….what is the difference since its all tin foil capped rightwingnut stupidity

          • ReaganFan

            July 22, 2013
            9:46 a.m.

            I’ll break it down for you even more, because you clearly didn’t understand the last one.

            If I’m a teabagger, it means my ba!!s are going in your mouth, dummy.

          • ReaganFan

            July 22, 2013
            10:05 a.m.

            Just another FYI, Romney wasn’t a “tea bagger” and he lost…however, when the Dems got their a$$es handed to them in 2010, they were “tea bagger” candidates. What did Obama call it again? Ahh yes, a “shellacking”!

          • ReaganFan

            July 22, 2013
            10:56 a.m.

            Matthew,

            See if you can understand this…

            In Reagan’s first year in office, debt was 1.028T and GDP was 3.128T. In his last year, debt was 2.684T and GDP was 5.108T. Per capita debt as a % of income was 84% in his last year. Keep in mind, this was all over 8yrs.

            Obama on the other hand in 4yrs…
            1st yr started at 12.344T in debt with GDP at 14.256T. In his 4th yr, debt 16.432T and GDP 15.811T. Per capita debt as a % of income after in his 4th yr is 189%.

            Please try and debate using facts and not name calling. See if you can accomplish that.

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 22, 2013
          10:19 a.m.

          what are you a third grader…moron….lol lol lol….i know you are but what am i??……grow a brain half-wit and take another toke off the teabag bonk of stupid !!!

      • Layla

        July 19, 2013
        1:45 p.m.

        Oh yes we can. November, 2014. The conservatives are coming.

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 19, 2013
          2:30 p.m.

          yes you half-wits march on into 14 with your teabagger candidates and enjoy a repeat of 2012……don’t you morons forget to renew your life lock subscriptions and pick up some emergency food rations and remember to buy more gold too…..lol lol lol……and don’t forget to pick up a copy of the new book each nutjob neocon puts out every 3 months too

          • ReaganFan

            July 19, 2013
            3:59 p.m.

            Even if we were to lose with our candidates, we’re still not dumb enough to vote for the same type of people that put us into this mess.

            Your crowd on the other hand will do it and brag about it.

          • M_J_S

            July 19, 2013
            5:05 p.m.

            Justice for Zimmerman- Greggs. Got Travon?

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 22, 2013
          10:18 a.m.

          don’t you half-wits pay any attention to those polls just keep donating to the cause and buying all the newest books from the idiot pundits….and of course keep your lifelock subscription current and buy more gold too!!!!

      • SlimWich

        July 19, 2013
        1:48 p.m.

        Shelia Jackson Lee

        Maxine Waters

        Bobby Rush

        Nancy Pelosi

        Harry Reid

        Charlie Rangel

        Alan Grayson!!!
        Debbie Wasserman Schultz

        etc, etc, etc……………………………..

        Talk about crazies!

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 19, 2013
          2:12 p.m.

          you cretins notice that the nazis at breitbart are censoring my comments and deleting them??

          • eddieblue

            July 19, 2013
            4:31 p.m.

            matthew greggs

            welcome to the club, they’re censoring mine too.
            as far as the next election is concerned:
            Dems will be in again – heck, they’ve got the usual suspects voting at least three times plus there will be millions of Illegals casting their votes.
            the may not speak our language, but somebody will have shown them which button to push……

        • ProgressiveWarrior

          July 20, 2013
          5:51 p.m.

          Interesting… most of those you single out are black. Got a problem with black people??

          • SlimWich

            July 20, 2013
            9:46 p.m.

            Math not your strong suit? Looks like I’ve got a 4 to 4 ratio. That’s most to you? Sad. Expected, but sad.

    • Tjeffson

      July 19, 2013
      1:47 p.m.

      Enzi isn’t as bad as Cheney. We’ve had enough Cheneys, Bushes, Clintons, et al. Cheney will be in the John McLame camp and vote for every big govt bill and every war related bill that comes along.

  13. JOE SHINE

    July 19, 2013
    1:14 p.m.

    why would Wyoming a good state want a lesbian as senator?

    • Mark

      July 19, 2013
      1:19 p.m.

      Wrong Cheney daughter…Liz is married to Phil.

      • WBCarson

        July 19, 2013
        1:21 p.m.

        HA!

      • flyingfox88

        July 19, 2013
        1:21 p.m.

        Agree. It’s the other Chaney daughter, who’s name I believe is Mary, who’s the lesbian.

        • Wild Hog

          July 19, 2013
          1:26 p.m.

          Correct

    • Matthew Greggs

      July 19, 2013
      1:25 p.m.

      hey half-wit….liz has 5 kids…its the other sister that yodels….you simply can not fix republican stupid!!!!

      • Wild Hog

        July 19, 2013
        1:37 p.m.

        Hey, but Joe could be just another democrat troll such as yourself.

        • Matthew Greggs

          July 22, 2013
          10:24 a.m.

          hey hog brains…you’d like to think that the half-wit isn’t a fellow teabagger wouldnt you….i’d refer to joe as the typical rightwing neo-con know nothing faux newz graduate

    • GoldenRudy

      July 19, 2013
      1:45 p.m.

      Another Obama low information bigot by the name Joe Shine.

    • RonThompson

      July 19, 2013
      3:08 p.m.

      Why can’t we get better-informed bigots here?

  14. JOE SHINE

    July 19, 2013
    1:17 p.m.

    Wyoming has good pure values why support a female Chaney?

    • Jon Sweeney

      July 19, 2013
      1:19 p.m.

      Who the f… is Chaney? The Cheney I know has more guts than any puketard in the White House right now.

      • Dencal26

        July 19, 2013
        1:31 p.m.

        Liz is a bright and articulate lady. She has my vote. Enough of these lifetime Senators like Enzi

        • GoldenRudy

          July 19, 2013
          1:49 p.m.

          Bright, articulate, intelligent, a mother, and attractive all in one woman. A major threat to the Left. Scares the Left to death. The antitheses of their “women”.

          • Layla

            July 19, 2013
            1:56 p.m.

            Do you want a moderate or conservative in Wyoming? Cheney is not a conservative.

    • Layla

      July 19, 2013
      1:54 p.m.

      Because Senate Republican leadership and Rove want you to. RINOS all.
      I’ll fight with Enzi.

      • wylrae

        July 19, 2013
        3:26 p.m.

        “I’ll fight with Enzi.” Can be taken a couple of ways; presume you mean for getting him reelected. Maybe Rove would support Cheney but I sort of think the current Republican leadership in the Senate would be supporting Enzi–the seniority system carries a lot of weight.

  15. WBCarson

    July 19, 2013
    1:17 p.m.

    She really needs to forge her own identity and state her policies clearly. That being said every time i see her being interview by the media, its questions about her father.

    • maxonepercent

      July 19, 2013
      1:24 p.m.

      Well, considering she has absolutely zero qualifications beyond her daddy I think those are pretty fair questions.

      • Wild Hog

        July 19, 2013
        1:34 p.m.

        Unless your name is Obama, zero qualifications don’t cut it.

      • GoldenRudy

        July 19, 2013
        1:52 p.m.

        You are not aware she held a couple of rather high positions in the Federal Government and consulting work in the private sector, if not … she did.

        • maxonepercent

          July 19, 2013
          2:11 p.m.

          She has never held elected office, she has never had constituents to appease. I’m sorry but “Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs” does not sound like a “rather high position” to me, it sounds like an assistant to an assistant. Really, the fact that she was gifted such a position just stinks of nepotism.

    • Layla

      July 19, 2013
      1:49 p.m.

      She is a clone.

  16. segeny

    July 19, 2013
    1:22 p.m.

    Why would the folks pick a pro-scamnesty Cheney over a border-security, law-enforcing Enzi? Ain’t gonna happen. Listening, RubiRino?

  17. JOE SHINE

    July 19, 2013
    1:23 p.m.

    Might as well vote for a George Bush again if you vote for Chaney?

  18. Wild Hog

    July 19, 2013
    1:25 p.m.

    Now that’s a butt kicking!

  19. JOE SHINE

    July 19, 2013
    1:29 p.m.

    Lesbo-Liz or not it’s still a Cheney and that is bad.

  20. GoldenRudy

    July 19, 2013
    1:31 p.m.

    After the first debate, folks will change their mind.

    • Tjeffson

      July 19, 2013
      1:45 p.m.

      doubtful, Cheney is a Neocon like her old man, She’s just another McCain type of Republican. Enzi isn’t much better but choosing Cheney is making a large step backwards.

      • Strider73

        July 19, 2013
        6:02 p.m.

        Make that “McCain in drag.” Or Lindsey Graham in drag. Both choices equally repulsive.

    • Layla

      July 19, 2013
      1:51 p.m.

      No, they won’t. We don’t need anymore RINOs, amnesty supporters in the Senate.

  21. Political Dookie

    July 19, 2013
    1:33 p.m.

    Good, no more legacy candidates.

    • John P

      July 19, 2013
      2:36 p.m.

      What about the incumbent legacy?

      • Political Dookie

        July 19, 2013
        2:59 p.m.

        The profligate spending of Bush and Obama will be hard to get over…

  22. chad_man

    July 19, 2013
    1:35 p.m.

    If you do not live in Wyoming this election is NONE of your business.

    • Wild Hog

      July 19, 2013
      1:40 p.m.

      Wrong. Everyone should be concerned about every candidate in congress. Worrying about home and ignoring the rest of the country don’t cut it these days.

    • Elliot Rosenzweig

      July 19, 2013
      1:44 p.m.

      That’s not true at all… both parties have “giants” that are disproportionally prominent, either their whole lives, or for a time. Daschle, DeLay, Issa, Ted Kennedy, etc. They are technically elected by one state, but they have WAY more power than most of their peers. In a way that gives their states a lot of influence, but also it makes their status important to the whole country, not just the state they come from.

      • Wild Hog

        July 19, 2013
        1:46 p.m.

        Exactly! Look at what the Nevada idiots did by giving us back Reid.

        • Elliot Rosenzweig

          July 19, 2013
          1:52 p.m.

          Well, I don’t think Nevada feels like a bunch of idiots — Reid is bringing them special favors, pork funds, etc. Not saying I like the guy, but I don’t think his constituents are complaining.

    • John P

      July 19, 2013
      2:34 p.m.

      It’s may not be our decision, but it certainly is our concern, therefore, our business The outcome may very well have national implications.

  23. Layla

    July 19, 2013
    1:43 p.m.

    Liz Cheney is not a conservative. Enzi is and a darned good one. Maybe Congress will get that message from the American people, but I doubt it.

  24. dan690

    July 19, 2013
    1:48 p.m.

    I don’t think a poll this far in advance has much weight.

    • Wild Hog

      July 19, 2013
      1:52 p.m.

      I normally would agree. But for a state with so few voters, its a heavy hill to climb.

      • dan690

        July 19, 2013
        7:26 p.m.

        You are correct. I meant that with that much time a lot of things can happen. She may not have to go up, he may come down.

  25. Carl Mertz

    July 19, 2013
    1:50 p.m.

    Liz,there will be No Problem,this Nation is really for a New Day,this Summer is just about to “BRING IT”.

  26. silquin

    July 19, 2013
    1:55 p.m.

    The ANTI REPUBLICAN, REPUBLICAN machine is now in full force mode against Liz (just like they did with every other conservative woman that had a strong chance to win). THIS IS what’s wrong with the GOP. Dinosaurs like McCain who put Obama in power and art here JUST TO KEEP DEMOCRATS THERE! Remember: “The friend of my enemy is MY enemy” and if the GOP can’t realize that, it is DOOMED!

  27. Michael Powers

    July 19, 2013
    1:58 p.m.

    Enough of these people running on nepotism. Enough of the Clintons, the Bushes, the Kennedys, etc. We need new blood! DO NOT vote for any long term incumbent or spouse, husband or child or relative of someone. ENOUGH already! People need to start running for office so we can get rid of ALL of the bums in Washington.

  28. Red_Ruffansore

    July 19, 2013
    2:01 p.m.

    Say no to RINO’s or continue the pain. Your call GOP.

  29. silquin

    July 19, 2013
    2:02 p.m.

    Just look at the article’s author: a blaming liberal “journalist” ex WAPO, “Roll Calla and CBS News. These are the media weapons and firing squads they use to “execute” CONSERVATIVE women in the GOP. People we need to re awaken the Tea Party ASAP! Its America’s only hope

  30. George G Collins Jr.

    July 19, 2013
    2:02 p.m.

    As a former republican who helped elect Satan to the presidency with his side kick W, the thought of Satan’s daughter gaining elected office seems ominous indeed.

    • Jack_Kennedy

      July 19, 2013
      2:43 p.m.

      so why do YOU hate America?

    • BobCinGA

      July 19, 2013
      4:40 p.m.

      Someone loosen his straight jacket please. I think it’s cutting off blood flow to his head.

  31. pppPerryandtheMETS

    July 19, 2013
    2:09 p.m.

    Its early, plenty of time, she’ll probably win.

  32. PublicEnemy2u

    July 19, 2013
    2:14 p.m.

    over heard after the supremes struck down the the voter rights act, “the only way Liz will be elected is if she moves to Wyoming and cattle can vote … cattle are people too!” ….. lol

  33. eddieblue

    July 19, 2013
    2:19 p.m.

    “no more vote for globalists or America will be completely sold out”

    It has already happened.

    Started when the wandering hordes from Eastern Europe invaded our shores, NYC in particular,changed their names, banded together and took over the entertainment industry.

    That gave them control over public opinion—–

    They still have it, they own and run the media and decide who runs for public office.

    • PublicEnemy2u

      July 19, 2013
      2:26 p.m.

      good point Adolf

  34. hoyeru

    July 19, 2013
    2:24 p.m.

    Good, the American idiots are not so idiotic aftert all.

  35. Rumionemore

    July 19, 2013
    2:28 p.m.

    We need new blood in D.C. – even Cheney blood.
    But Cheney might have made a mistake of arrogance when she said Enzi was “confused.” He seems like a decent man who has done well for the people of Wyoming and does not warrant insults.

  36. Jonathan Mailer

    July 19, 2013
    2:29 p.m.

    BOTH of them are bad. Cheney is hideous. Hopefully a solid libertarian Republican choice will enter the race.

  37. tcp53

    July 19, 2013
    2:30 p.m.

    Obama was 34 points down in the first polls, too. How’d THAT work out??…..

    • PublicEnemy2u

      July 19, 2013
      2:33 p.m.

      Liz would look ridiculous in black-face even in Jackson Hole

  38. Hadrian

    July 19, 2013
    2:41 p.m.

    Carpetbagger. Moved her family to Jackson Hole a year ago from Virginia to go into the family “business.” Now maybe if she had moved her family to the equally luxurious resort towns of Rawlins or Wamsutter -

    • wylrae

      July 19, 2013
      3:28 p.m.

      You left out “Bill”!

  39. bx_ny

    July 19, 2013
    2:42 p.m.

    Great news!

  40. John P

    July 19, 2013
    2:43 p.m.

    Nothing wrong with an incumbent being challenged, in a primary. At very least, it will help them to remember the people decide.

  41. Nunya Bidness

    July 19, 2013
    2:44 p.m.

    Liz, go home. We know you are evil because of who your father is. I may be wrong but I don’t think we need to find out. Your father is an evil, scum-sucking war criminal. I hope Enzi shows you the exit from politics in a HUGE way.

    Go home and try not to become the undead like your daddy.

    • Fatback2

      July 19, 2013
      2:55 p.m.

      Do you have a problem with our ex VP?

      • Nunya Bidness

        July 19, 2013
        3:46 p.m.

        And with the current VP, oh and this current, sham presidency as well.

    • spasticjack

      July 19, 2013
      3:51 p.m.

      You obviously do not have a good grasp of history,,,especially since you refuse to notice just how much more you have been lied to by the freak running our country now.

      • Nunya Bidness

        July 19, 2013
        5:07 p.m.

        No I can’t stand this administration either. In fact this one is taking us to Hell a lot faster than the previous one. This guy is a criminal (Obama, that is). But Cheney and his ilk are scum too. I just don’t like scum . . D or R makes no difference.

        • spasticjack

          July 19, 2013
          6:32 p.m.

          Point taken..

    • eaglechick

      July 19, 2013
      4:18 p.m.

      Facts please.

      • Nunya Bidness

        July 19, 2013
        5:05 p.m.

        Facts against please.

  42. Clark Simpson

    July 19, 2013
    3:02 p.m.

    Only one way to go…….up.

    Where do I send my campaign donation?

  43. Yvonne Marie

    July 19, 2013
    3:02 p.m.

    Good cause Cheney is NO conservative. Hope she loses in primary, for
    principle sake.

  44. Ethan Chittenden

    July 19, 2013
    3:09 p.m.

    Dear Conservative Republicans,

    Why do you continue to associate yourself with willful losers? Isn’t it past time for a different approach?

    Sincerely,
    Ethan

  45. Kala

    July 19, 2013
    3:14 p.m.

    What a joke, most people don’t even know she’s decided to run yet. The ridiculousness of these idiotic polls gets worse everyday. Where is the poll that asks how many people think Obama and Holder are reacists just like Bill Clinton said.

  46. NadePaulKuciGravMcKi

    July 19, 2013
    3:23 p.m.

    *but Liz Cheney needs to protect #911Truth
    mass-murder VIPs from criminal prosecution

    • BobCinGA

      July 19, 2013
      4:38 p.m.

      That tin foil hat you have looks a little too tight.

  47. Sigh Nigh

    July 19, 2013
    3:27 p.m.

    Ted Cruz is the only way to go in my personal opinion.

  48. Publius

    July 19, 2013
    3:28 p.m.

    Isn’t that “Lez” Cheney?

    • eaglechick

      July 19, 2013
      4:16 p.m.

      No.. that’s Liz, married and has 5 children. Her sister, is Gay.

      • GOTP_54

        July 19, 2013
        5:59 p.m.

        with a capital G.

        • eaglechick

          July 20, 2013
          9:35 a.m.

          I used a capital G on the term gay as I am not sure if it should be or not. No disrespect intended. Which is it?

  49. wylrae

    July 19, 2013
    3:32 p.m.

    Fairly good chance I will be voting for her also; however, I wonder where Al Simpson will come down as far as support goes. After all he and Enzi are part of the same club and Liz has not broken into it yet so could very likely be that he will side with Enzi. But as I say I will have to hear more on her positions for/against before making up my mind.

  50. dcarman686

    July 19, 2013
    3:32 p.m.

    oh please a poll this early. put no stock in this story

  51. disqus_1cfcom3TDh

    July 19, 2013
    3:33 p.m.

    Just because a poll done in the first week is conducted – amongst a small group – most likely in a strong hold district of Enzi – that does not mean she will not catch up fast. The reason a poll such as this is printed early is because the Enzi group hopes it will scare voters back to the couch. I say let’s see what a few more weeks brings to the table. If she begins to close the gap quickly – then there is a chance that she will be very formidable in time to come. She would have my vote already though!

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      7:59 p.m.

      Enzi has a 76% favorable rating in Wyoming so the entire State is his stronghold except Teton County where Liz Cheney chose to re-locate her carpet bagging self along with the billionaires that have nothing in common with the rest of the people of Wyoming. She is over in Broke Back Mountain Country and if she belongs anywhere in Wyoming it is probably there.

  52. eeddggy

    July 19, 2013
    3:39 p.m.

    And this is news? I’ll wager a bet that Cheney ultimately wins.

  53. A. Levy

    July 19, 2013
    3:50 p.m.

    Those fools in Wyoming don’t know what they’re losing. Enzi is a full-blown RINO and needs to be pushed aside with the rest of his ilk in congress. Get these useless old fools out of the way. Liz Cheney is the best (true) representative those people will ever find. But, as is typical of America’s voters today, they’re probably too dumb to know it.

    • GOTP_54

      July 19, 2013
      5:57 p.m.

      Is there some place where I can learn about Liz Cheney on the issues? A simple web search didn’t help me none.

  54. JoetheFilmmaker

    July 19, 2013
    3:53 p.m.

    It doesn’t help Cheney that her dad is hated by 99% of this country, and her only supporter is Mark Levin, one of the biggest scumbags on radio.

    I’d like to see her win, but she has the two idiots sabotaging her chances.

    • eaglechick

      July 19, 2013
      4:15 p.m.

      Why do you consider Mark Levin a scumbag? Facts please not emotions.

    • BobCinGA

      July 19, 2013
      4:36 p.m.

      Wow…the only thing more ignorant than your comment is your statistics!

  55. NWFlyGuy

    July 19, 2013
    4 p.m.

    the undecideds go to the challenger. That makes it 55-45. Once they see her in person and learn more about her, she will take the lead.

  56. Kevin Brent

    July 19, 2013
    4:17 p.m.

    in a survey from Harper Polling, a Republican firm… meaning, Karl RINOve.

  57. Reason8200

    July 19, 2013
    4:17 p.m.

    Small sample of voters coupled with the fact she just announced that she was running accounts for part of the low poll number. This pollster should have waited a month or more to conduct this poll, but that would have been the honest thing to do.

    • Randy Hitt

      July 19, 2013
      4:21 p.m.

      Mostly though it’s because she is the daughter of a filthy WARPIG, and is in bed with Israel.

      • Reason8200

        July 19, 2013
        4:46 p.m.

        You mean those wars Democrats voted for?

  58. Randy Hitt

    July 19, 2013
    4:23 p.m.

    Bush and his gang are feeling the 9/11 noose tightening around their necks and they are desperate for any power they can get, but this is a dead end.

  59. h2k

    July 19, 2013
    4:36 p.m.

    What a great story. Maybe they could report on Enzi’s lead over Liz Cheney before she announced. /sarc

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      8:28 p.m.

      My guess is that Liz Cheney’s standing in the polls is going to go down from here. Enzi has a 76% approval rating and has been an extremely solid conservative voting record. He is probably one of the most accessible Senators in the entire country. Practically everybody who cares about anything political has met him on multiple occasions and as for myself I have enjoyed a couple of dinners with him and have grilled him on amnesty for illegal immigration repeatedly (he has a great voting record against amnesty). I write him at least once per month and always get back a thoughtful response rather than the pitiful form letter that most Americans get from their Senators.

      Liz Cheney has a well-known name in Wyoming but is quickly going to be branded as a neocon carpet bagging establishment hack because that is what she happens to be. People are sick of the kind of endless war and intervention that she is forever promoting. We simply can’t keep sending young Americans off to be maimed and killed nor afford the endless spending that the military industrial complex (Haliburton) wants to fill its coffers.

  60. SGT Chemistry

    July 19, 2013
    4:47 p.m.

    All RINO’s (the apostrophe “ess” is correct after an acronym) should be primaried, including my two RINO’s here in AZ.

    • GOTP_54

      July 19, 2013
      5:40 p.m.

      Agreed. Is there a Tea Party candidate that has announced himself/herself in the Wyoming Senate race?

      • jackbenimble333

        July 19, 2013
        8:15 p.m.

        I am a Wyoming Tea Party voter and I am fairly satisfied with Enzi. He certainly does not deserve the RINO label. If you have a specific issue with Enzi, please name his RINO votes. He was not one of the 14 GOPers who recently voted for amnesty and he has never voted for amnesty. He also voted against TARP.

        I wish he were more forceful leader but his entire voting record has been conservative. He has been one of the good ones. Lifetime ACU rating of 93.

        Why don’t you devote your energy to attacking an actual RINO? But do a little research before you start posting so you know what you are talking about.

  61. Justus Iselusive

    July 19, 2013
    4:58 p.m.

    No one wants this woman to be in any political office.

  62. DesertStormVet1

    July 19, 2013
    5:01 p.m.

    Maybe she should just change parties. It may guarantee her a job.

  63. susanpknight

    July 19, 2013
    5:02 p.m.

    What’s the value of this poll? Nobody has even started campaigning so you would expect the incumbent to fare well. Again, these pollsters team up with the media to instigate trouble. Personally, I think Ms. Cheney is great…she is saying what I believe…smaller government, lower taxes, honesty in our elected officials. Incumbents have too many buddies and too many deals. Just look at the jobs they get when they finally leave office.

    • Federalist

      July 19, 2013
      7:07 p.m.

      She thinks she can cash in on another family political dynasty because of her name. She is the disease which afflicts US politics.

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      8:43 p.m.

      The main thing Liz Cheney talks about is foreign intervention. I don’t think she has ever seen a war that she does not think we should be involved in. Take a look at her organization that she founded and co-chairs with the neocon Bill Krystal, “Keep America Safe”. It is all about making the world safe for ………………… Israel. They are also huge fans of the NSA domestic spying which definately is not smaller government and certainly is not constitutional government.

  64. neverfooled

    July 19, 2013
    5:07 p.m.

    Wow some choice, a proven rino or daughter of one of the biggest criminals to ever hold office in the U.S.

    • SGT Chemistry

      July 19, 2013
      5:28 p.m.

      Liz is neither BJ Clinton’s, BH Obama’s, JF Kennedy’s nor RM Nixon’s daughter.

    • GOTP_54

      July 19, 2013
      5:34 p.m.

      Her father could be Joseph Stallin himself and I would support her if I thought she was a conservative. But all we know about her is that she is an interventionist, and that also usually means a big government RINO. I say stick with the RINO you know than the RINO you don’t know.

      • jackbenimble333

        July 19, 2013
        7:46 p.m.

        In what sense is Enzi a RINO? He has a terrific conservative voting record. He has also voted against every amnesty.

        As a Wyomingite, I wish he were a bit more forceful in pushing his and our conservative view points. But I will take him any day over a carpet bagger neocon.

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      7:48 p.m.

      Where is the evidence that Enzi is a Rino? Was he one of the 14 GOP Senators who recently voted for amnesty? Has he ever voted for amnesty? No and no.

      Enzi is one of the good ones.

  65. Pocho Basura

    July 19, 2013
    5:22 p.m.

    ……….if christie (god forbid) gets the 2016 nomination liz could be the vp nominee.
    This would provide democrats an option if they do not think the democrat nominee is liberal enough

  66. sailordude

    July 19, 2013
    5:25 p.m.

    Did they poll GOP voters in Wyoming? Or New York?

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      7:56 p.m.

      I live in Wyoming and I got polled about Liz Cheney a few days ago. But I did not recognize the questions in this poll so I think it must have been a different poll. There are so few of us in this State that I find I get polled surprisingly often.

      I’m hoping the poll I took validates this poll. I did my best to trash the carpet bagging neocon.

      Enzi has been a strong conservative and has been fantastic about voting against voting against amnesty. Enzi is also terrifically accessible. I write him on one issue or another about once per month and I always get a thoughtful response. I don’t always agree but I don’t get a crappy form letter like I hear is the norm from most other Senators in most other States.

      Cheney is an establishment neocon hack and I suspect she would vote for amnesty (no matter what she says alla Marco Rubio). The military industrial complex needs cheap labor and endless war. That is where Cheney’s bread is buttered and she has the father and the K-street lobbiest husband to prove it.

  67. sailordude

    July 19, 2013
    5:27 p.m.

    Uh oh, another board on a Cheney story, expect the hate. I’d say 90% of the venom is from Democrat voters posing as GOP voters. The other 10% hate both parties, the Ron Paul crowd.

    • NE_Heights_Elitist

      July 19, 2013
      7 p.m.

      Nope we just are taking back our party from idiots like you.

    • Federalist

      July 19, 2013
      7:02 p.m.

      Cheney is an establishment hack toolbag…like her dad and all of her friends. Call it venom if you like, but Many Americans are waking to the damage done by both parties…and I think the Ron Paul crowd is more than 10%

  68. MarcB1969

    July 19, 2013
    5:27 p.m.

    I hope the most free state in the USA does not vote for Lynn Cheney. The Tea Party was a vote of no confidence for neo-conservatism (the political philosophy of most RINOS), which is little more than big government on the the installment plan.

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      8:35 p.m.

      I am a Wyoming Tea Party voter and I will be voting against the neocon establishment hack, RINO carpet bagger. And I will be doing everyting possible to get the word out.

  69. GOTP_54

    July 19, 2013
    5:37 p.m.

    If I were to announce I was running for public office, I would have a website where people could learn about my stance on the issues. Maybe Mrs. Cheney can get around to doing that one of these days. All I know about her is her desire for interventionalism on Fox News Sunday.

  70. bx4fpd

    July 19, 2013
    5:37 p.m.

    Can you say Christine O’Donnell?

    • snuff1

      July 19, 2013
      5:46 p.m.

      She is smarter than O’Donnell but who cares….I am tired of people talking about how “smart” all the people are on Capitol Hill….if they are smart maybe it is time a few “dumb” ones took a crack at it

  71. Strider73

    July 19, 2013
    5:52 p.m.

    She is a carpetbagger in the Hillary Clinton mold. Rand Paul nailed it when he wondered why she wasn’t running in Virginia, her true home state.

    • GOTP_54

      July 19, 2013
      6:17 p.m.

      I’d take a carpetbagger over a RINO, but I’m sure she is both.

      • jackbenimble333

        July 19, 2013
        8:09 p.m.

        In what sense is Enzi a RINO? Name the votes!

        I am a Wyoming Tea Party Conservative and I am extremely pleased with his voting record. And he has never cast a vote for amnesty.

        I have one issue with Enzi over the Internet Sales Tax issue. I agree that sucks. But almost every other Senator has done worse and Liz Cheney would almost surely be much worse because she. like her father is a neocon establishment hack.

  72. AceOfSpade

    July 19, 2013
    6:22 p.m.

    The Cheney Family has done enough to destroy America for 10 generations…..give America a break Liz

  73. NE_Heights_Elitist

    July 19, 2013
    6:59 p.m.

    Cheney, Bush (and Rubio) are toxic names. No sane person will ever vote for anyone with those last names again.

  74. Jerry Reynolds

    July 19, 2013
    7:06 p.m.

    Liz Cheney is a Real Conservative and the RINO there needs to go!

    • Federalist

      July 19, 2013
      7:10 p.m.

      Liz is an establishment hack. Her dad was not a conservative nor was Dubya(the slightly retarded one). You establishment types had your chance for decades to govern as conservatives, but everyone knows that the GOP is no longer synonymous with conservatism.
      Look into Libertarianism…it is time to eliminate vast swaths of govt at every level–especially feds.

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      7:41 p.m.

      Wasn’t her Dad the one that said “deficits don’t matter”?

      Liz Cheney is only conservative in the neocon sense of conservative. She wants endless war to make the world safe for Israel and to ensure a fat taxpayer funded revenue stream for the military industrial complex including, surprise, Haliburton.

      She founded Keep America Safe with the ultimate neocon Bill Krystal. Besides, endless war, Keep America Safe is a big fan of the NSA domestic spying. There is NOTHING conservative about that. The NSA is all about hugea, all-knowing, all powerful, intrusive, unconstitutional government. All of that power will eventually be abused if it has not been already.

      In every other respect, Liz Cheney is a RINO establishment Republican except that she is probably a liberal on the subject of gay marriage where she probably stands with liberals. Her husband is a K-Street lobbyiest so we know where her bread is buttered. She won’t be standing with working class and middleclass Americans on issues like amnesty. (Can you say Marco Rubio? He pretended to be a conservative too).

      I am a Wyoming voter and while I am none to happy with Enzi on the Internet Sales tax deal, he has voted strongly conservative for his entire career and he has been fantastic on opposing amnesty. He will get my vote and when he decides to retire, I will choose somebody other than a neocon carpet bagger.

  75. JOE SHINE

    July 19, 2013
    7:08 p.m.

    think America is sick of the Cheney’s all of them.

  76. JOE SHINE

    July 19, 2013
    7:08 p.m.

    The name Chaney is hated in America

  77. libh8er

    July 19, 2013
    7:10 p.m.

    I don’t like political dynasties and I hate people who keep seeking reelection.

    • epv33

      July 19, 2013
      7:34 p.m.

      Then i guess you want Enzi out.

      • jackbenimble333

        July 19, 2013
        8:57 p.m.

        Enzi worked his way up in politics the hard way. He was Mayor of Gillette Wy and a very popular good mayor. Since then he has been an extremely conservative Senator who has done a great job of representing Wyoming values. And he has been extremely accessible. He has constant townhalls all over the State and most people who have bothered to make the slightest effort have met him and conversed with him on multiple occassions.

        What has Liz Cheney ever done for my State? Because her Daddy lived here 50 years ago we are supposed to hand her one of the highest elected offices in our State? She knows nothing about our State, our people or our culture. She is just a neocon carpet bagger.

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      8:04 p.m.

      I agree about dynasties. Liz seems to think she can waltz into my State as a carpet bagger and that she is somehow owed one of our top political seats. I can think of any number of State Level politicians who would be better qualified to represent us. For starters, I will be voting for Enzi. When he is ready to retire I will vote for somebody who has actually lived here (and by here I am extremely doubtful that I am talking about anybody from Jackson Hole and certainly not somebody with such trivial roots in our State as Liz).

  78. Wayne Ryerson

    July 19, 2013
    7:16 p.m.

    I guess they do not want Darth Vaders’ daughter.

  79. acidulous

    July 19, 2013
    7:22 p.m.

    I hope she flops. She is running to revive the “neocon” brand. More wars, more intervention, more “democracy” to savage countries with no worthwhile cultures. Go home and stay there. George Bush in a brassiere.

  80. epv33

    July 19, 2013
    7:36 p.m.

    The mere fact that the GOP RINO “leadership” is pushing Enzi is enough for
    me to back the lady. The rule of thumb is: when there is a primary vote against
    the candidate the Party is backing.

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      8:52 p.m.

      I believe Rand Paul is the Senator who has come out most strongly for Enzi and he is seldom classified with the RINOS. Senator Barrasso of WY has also come out strongly for Enzi and he has one of the most conservative voting records in the Senate. Enzi has a lifetime 93 ACU rating which makes him up there with the strongest conservatives in the Senate and his record against voting for amnesty is flawless.

      Why are you so anxious to eat your own? Why don’t you try to unseat a real RINO rather than trying to inflict a carpet bagging liberal establishment neocon on the people of Wyoming? Gay marriage? Do you think that will fly in Wyoming?

  81. KEN

    July 19, 2013
    7:47 p.m.

    Liz Cheney is a leftest

  82. BillyBobx

    July 19, 2013
    7:49 p.m.

    I like Liz Cheney but would not vote for her due to her support for allowing homosexuals to pervert marriage.

  83. JeffHarris

    July 19, 2013
    7:51 p.m.

    Liz Cheney is anathema to normative human sexual values and will increase the perversion of men and women marrying each other and all that flows from that.

  84. JeffHarris

    July 19, 2013
    7:53 p.m.

    We already have a racist President – we don’t need to add a pervert as senator.

  85. ric starnes

    July 19, 2013
    8:07 p.m.

    A REPUBLICAN ESTABLISHMENT POLL? LETS SEE ANOTHER POLL. IM SURE MS CHENEY WOULD NOT BE THAT FAR BEHIND.

    • jackbenimble333

      July 19, 2013
      8:59 p.m.

      I think she will get farther behind. Enzi has a 76% favorable rating and has been a great conservative Senator and has been great at the retail politics that work in this State. There are only about 560,000 of us and he has met most of us. How many has Liz Cheney met?

  86. jackbenimble333

    July 19, 2013
    8:45 p.m.

    She moved to Jackson Hole which is barely Wyoming. Yes, it is inside our borders but the billionaires pretty much kicked the real Wyomingites out. It is the only hotbed of liberalism in the state and has nothing in common culturally with the rest of us.

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