Christine O’Donnell’s parting words: “Let’s Party!”

November 3, 2010

It was probably one of the most upbeat political concession speeches.

Tea Party favorite and Republican Christine O’Donnell, who lost the Delaware Senate race, began her concession speech by declaring victory and ended it with a very uplifting “Let’s Party!”

There was no sign of wear-and-tear from a campaign in which she felt a need to declare ”I’m not a witch” in an ad, and was called a “nut job” by Meghan McCain, daughter of Senator John McCain.

Democrat Christopher Coons won the Senate seat once held by Vice President Joe Biden. Although O’Donnell lost, other Tea Party favorites like Rand Paul in Kentucky and Marco Rubio in Florida won their Senate races. USA-ELECTIONS/DELAWARE-SENATE

But in making her exit, O’Donnell was all smiles and positive energy.

“We were victorious because the Delaware political system will never be the same. That’s a great thing,” she said.

“And that’s a good thing.  Our voices were heard, and we’re not going to be quiet now. This is just the beginning. We’ve got a lot of work to do,” she said.

And she ended on an upbeat message.

“So I hope and pray that you are as encouraged as I am. And we’ve got a lot of food. We’ve got the room all night. So God bless you.  So let’s party!”

Photo credit: Reuters/Jason Reed (O’Donnell at election night rally in Delaware)

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Last chance for Both parties..>>PASS THIS AROUNDtaxes we pay< 2terms/4yr terms only..ONE tax sales..no tax on food..Fed12% State 5%...
NO MORE CAREER politicians..Dem/Rep(GOP) do not like that..TO BAD..then listen..lies..lies..EV1.ORG..enough is enough..we had (2) healthcare systems now (3)????none work right except one that is best..Medicare..KEEP it ONLY..what it pays is it..NO SUP.INS..Doc./Hospitals want more they would have to submit justification of costs..EXAMPLE>$10.00 aspirin $20.00 box of Kleenex..GET IT..

Posted by rgw | Report as abusive

phew!

at least we can all be thankful that masturbation will still be legal

Posted by alejandro81 | Report as abusive

Of course she says ‘let’s party’. She got exactly what she wanted. With all this national attention she can now go cash in like Sarah P. She’ll get paid to speak at tea party events, be a fox news contributor and how far can a stop on dancing with the stars or one of those religious channels be? She will probably wind up with her own show right after Jimmy Swaggart. God bless America.

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