from the SharkTank:

Well, it’s official- Congressman Allen West has conceded his 18th congressional district race to Democrat Patrick Murphy earlier this morning.

It goes without saying that the loss is a huge one for conservatives, as West is one of the most fearless and articulate advocates for the conservative cause and our national security, his efforts will be greatly missed in Congress.

And permit us an opportunity to say something that no doubt will be ridiculed by Democrats, but is true nevertheless- the results of this race proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that merit, character, and experience matter little to Democrats- as long as there’s a (D) next to an individual’s name, far too many Democrats will support a clearly underqualified individual with no experience of any appreciable kind over a Republican, and in this case, an extraordinarily qualified one.

for full article: http://shark-tank.net/2012/11/20/west-concedes-patrick-murphy-goes-to-congress/