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Bloggers react to Governor’s announcement

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 | 7:45 p.m. CST; updated 2:42 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

By AFTON GRIER

and GREG WASSERMAN

news@columbiamissourian.com

COLUMBIA — After Gov. Matt Blunt declared he will not run for re-election Tuesday afternoon, Missourians began posting their reactions online. While the majority of blogs reflected residents’ excitement over Blunt’s decision, some questioned the reasons behind Blunt’s announcement. Last year’s e-mail deletion scandal and the threat from Jay Nixon’s campaign were reoccurring topics on popular blog Web sites. Other bloggers said Blunt would not have won a re-election campaign because of voter dissatisfaction with big issues such as Medicaid and MOHELA.

Blog Sites:

“Questions, Oh So Many Questions...”

http://www.firedupmissouri.com/questions

“Buh-Bye, Baby Blunt”

http://blogkc.com/archives/2008/01/buh-bye-baby-blunt/

“Bye Bye Blunt”

http://lifeofjason.com/

“WOO HOOOO! Matt Blunt is withdrawing from the Missouri govenor race!”

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389x2745586


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