A reader writes:

I realize you're upset. But this:

[Weigel] insists that the Tea Party candidate who stole its Republican primary doesn't have a chance in the general election

... is uncalled for. O'Donnell did not "steal" anything, any more than Alvin Greene "stole" his primary win. People voted and this was the result.

Point taken.

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