Originally Posted by cutthemdown
He got a huge boost by being ground zero for bombing. Then I guess the democratic candidate attacked him a little too hard and because he was a navy seal that may have backfired a bit. Don't underestimate what being a seal and a brave man can get your peace. Also he's younger and the democratic base not that energized for a special election.
Gomez better hope the dem base isn't energized, that's his only chance of winning. Being a navy seal is honorable, but that isn't going win it for him. Let's not forget,Gomez is what they found at the bottom of the trash heap,most everyone that the GOP wanted to run chose not to enter the race.