Why Sharron Angle Matters

Should she win, her campaign strategy will serve as a proof of principle for Palin's campaign. Angle is losing among the general population but the supporters she does have are highly motivated:

According to a Reuters/Ipsos survey of Nevada voters released Tuesday, 81 percent of Republicans say they are certain to vote on November 2, 17 points higher than the 64 percent of Democrats who say they’ll vote in the midterm elections. The poll indicates that Reid leads Angle 48 to 44 percent among likely voters. Among the larger poll of registered voters, Reid holds a 52 to 36 percent advantage.