Democrats moving closer and closer to running “nobody” against Thune

Roll Call has an article this morning regarding the political atmosphere in South Dakota, and how Democrats have a difficult time breathing in it. So much difficulty, that US Senator John Thune is getting more and more likelier to be unopposed:

South Dakota Democrats are still looking for a candidate to challenge Republican incumbent Sen. John Thune, and don’t seem to be having an easy time recruiting one in the strongly conservative state.


South Dakota Democrats aren’t ceding the race this time, said Michael Ewald, communication director for the party. But he also said he could not give names of potential candidates at the moment: “There are multiple people.”

Read it all here.

And I notice that political barf-bag Slick Rick Weiland didn’t pass up a moment’s chance to talk about himself.  But he’s not running, either.