From Huffington Post
How could 10,407 Arkansans be wrong?
That was the margin of victory for Blanche Lincoln -- narrow by any standard.
From all the crowing in Washington, however, you'd think Lincoln had better numbers. Or that the two-term incumbent wasn't forced into a run-off in the first place. Or that the White House has a handle on these intramural battles.
In fact, the dynamics that drove Lincoln's run-off will likely rile races around the country. But some White House officials are already drawing the wrong lessons from Arkansas...