The last few days have been jam packed with political news. I just spent the last two days writing about a tie for the biggest story of last week and I still had to throw in another item. That was insufficient so I will do one of my catch up style articles today. Continue reading And There Was More
On January 2nd I published an article entitled, Donald Trump Is On The Fall Ballot. The title tells you pretty much all you need to know and if you haven’t already, you can go back and read it. Cherished friend and loyal reader Jeff McKnight posted a great remark that reads in part “…I think the Democrats should be focusing on Marjorie Taylor Greene, Paul Gosar, Matt Gaetz et al…Is this what you want your country to look like?” Jeff has an important point and I want to expand on it for a few paragraphs.
One of the biggest challenges Democrats traditionally face in the mid terms is turnout. Most people expect that to be the case in 2022 because Donald Trump is not on the ballot. Well, I will dispute that below, after I offer one of my pet political theories.
It’s that time of the year again. Time to review the year just about past. I’m open to and deserving of criticism and I’ll give myself a big fat “F” on what I predicted would be the fifth biggest political story of the year. In addition to that, even in the darkest recesses of my mind I could not have envisioned the unquestionably biggest political story of 2021.
This is an article I certainly don’t want to write but if you are going to be successful in sports or politics you have to be a realist. Primarily because of gerrymandering; but with significant assists from lies, voter suppression, voter intimidation and very possibly voter nullification I feel there is significant chance that the Democrats will not be able to retain the House in the 2022 elections.