The Midterms Were a Wake-up Call for Republicans

While conservatives are celebrating Tuesday’s election, caught up in the fantasy of “Whew, we really dodged a bullet with this midterm,” I’m a bit more somber.  Well, downright disgusted and depressed, actually. It’s true, it could have been worse and, as far as midterms go, this wasn’t the blue wave or bloodbath it could have been.  That said, this was pretty grim, folks.  We lost governorships in Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, Nevada, and, OMG, Wisconsin.  As of this writing, we don’t know about Connecticut, which could be a slim Republican victory, and Georgia’s Ms. Abrams is holding out ‘til the bitter end, looking for more votes wherever she can find them to hold over that “black vote suppressor” Kemp’s head.  Neither victory, however, can assuage the loss. And the Senate.  Oh, yes, I know we won and picked up Missouri, Indiana, and North Dakota. ...(Read Full Article)
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