I'll let Trapper John from Daily Kos do the talking:
...there is no better opportunity than this runoff for progressives to hammer home the central message of 2008: that hope must triumph over fear in order for America to reclaim its greatness.
There isn't a single sitting senator whose career is more antithetical to Barack Obama's - more predicated on exploiting the worst fears of Americans - than Saxby Chambliss. From his despicable attacks on the patriotism of war hero Max Cleland, to his barely veiled racial appeals during the weeks leading up to November 4, Chambliss has built himself up on a steaming pile of lies, half-truths, ugly resentments, and fear. He represents everything that's wrong with the discredited Bush era of American politics, and on December 2, Georgians will have a chance to repudiate him and his petty ambition by electing a true candidate of hope -- Jim Martin.
Jim Martin isn't just a guy with a (D) next to his name. He's a true progressive, in the mold of President-elect Obama, who will give Georgia a Senator who can work with the new Administration to achieve real change. He got this far by asking Georgians to vote for their loftiest aspirations, not to vote against their basest fears. And he now offers Georgia an opportunity to join in the tide of hope that is washing across the United States. But to get there, he's going to need money.
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