Did Truax Lose Because there's T-A-X in His Name? 5 Reasons Why Oberweis Beat Him

And we also have the five main reasons why Truax lost.

Tuesday evening was a rough one for Doug Truax—he lost to opponent Jim Oberweis in the race for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate. This means that Oberweis, not Truax will go on to face Democrat Dick Durbin in the General Election this November.

Want to know why Truax lost? We hazarded a few guesses...


Meanwhile, did Oberweis win just because his name is associated with ice cream? Or is that an udder-ly insane reason? You can decide for yourself after you check out our five reasons why Oberweis won.


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I.P. Daley March 22, 2014 at 05:43 PM
Politics would be a more noble, less lucrative career without all the graft. A realist will note that politics has always been politics. It's a nasty business. ... As far as "career welfare people," if you're specifically critiquing black poverty, you might want to historically investigate how this general cycle came to be -- starting, let's say, in the late 1860s. ... I firmly believe education is power. And economic abandonment is devastating. ... If you and I could figure out what to do with society's TRUE screw-ups, losers & incompetents, we wouldn't be typing on a comment board.
I.P. Daley March 22, 2014 at 06:11 PM
There was an extraordinary op-ed in the New York Times, March 15, I believe, titled 'Paul Ryan's Irish Amnesia.' ... You should look it up, BS.
Independence666 March 22, 2014 at 06:20 PM
The NY Times is nothing but a liberal rag. It's worthless reading such one sided news coverage.
I.P. Daley March 22, 2014 at 06:29 PM
Thank you Mr. Pulitzer for your esteemed analysis. ... I tune in to Fox & Friends just to stare at Lizzie Hasselbeck's legs. ...
Red Sam Rackham March 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Truax lost b'cuz Oberweis is better known. This isn't rocket science, people!


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