My, my - - how do these things happen?
I was just reading about GOP election "finagling" (that's what Mark Belling called it Tuesday) the other day, but it's amazing that it has happened so quickly in Darling's sleepy suburban district.
Maybe someone's been studying some relevant election tactics and history, like Vladimir Putin's approach, which was described this this way:
opponents have long accused it of manipulating party politics from behind the scenes. They say one of the most common methods has been to use "fake" opposition parties to steal votes from their real rivals.