An (Attempted) Objective Assessment of The 2018 Election

Well, that was fun. Regardless of the outcome, I, like probably 99% of Americans, am glad it is over. Context first:

In the Senate the GOP had a clear advantage with 26 of 35 races being Democrat seats and many of them being in GOP-friendly states. In the House the GOP faced an uphill battle with close to 50 retirements and historical trends pointing to the party in power typically losing 30 seats or more, and up to 63 (Obama). The Dems needed 23 to flip the House. The story was similar among state governors where the GOP had a number retiring or term-limited and started with an all-time record 33 governors.

The good: the GOP is poised to gain a net three Senate seats pending the outcomes of Florida and Arizona and the Mississippi run-off, the latter a near-lock as the state had two Republicans run, diluting the vote. This would take them to 54 with pick-ups in ND, Indiana, Missouri and Florida and one narrow loss in Nevada. They also appear to have lost Montana, unfortunately, by a few thousand votes. The Senate controls the judiciary and a large part of legislation, so expanding their number is huge to Trump and the GOP, especially with the electoral map being less Senate-friendly to them in 2020.

The not very good: the GOP lost control of the House as expected, but so far the losses are a net 26 (29 lost, 3 gained) so not as bad as many feared or projected. Furthermore, over half of these came from a mere six states: NY, NJ, VA, PA, IA and IL. A few more losses are expected perhaps bringing the number of total seats lost to around 30 or a little higher. This was not the “Blue Wave” that the Democrats and far-left media had been trumpeting. Dare I say, if the GOP had a more normal retirement number of 20-25, they likely would have held the House? On the governor’s side, the GOP appears to have lost seven states while gaining one, while the Dems picked up 7. Again, about as expected. Not great but given the all-time high of 33 states held, the GOP really had no place to go but down.

With this, I would say both sides largely held serve, and call it a minor loss for the GOP. Winning a couple more Senate seats and holding a few more governors or keeping the House would have been a huge win for the GOP and Trump, and they were not that far off. This was not a resounding Dem victory: do not listen to the corrupt media propaganda calling it such. But it was also not a victory for Trump, despite the way he is positioning it.

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Reasons To Vote Democrat

  1. You want to pay higher taxes.
  2. You want the federal government making your medical decisions for you and denying you treatment.
  3. You prefer socialism over freedom and liberty.
  4. You hate low unemployment, record economic growth, record high stock markets, less regulation, law and order, a secure border, our enemies fearing and respecting us, and peace.

NJ Star-Ledger: Vote For Corrupt Democrat Because, Well, He’s a Democrat

And there is no left-wing bias in media, LOL! These clowns masquerading as journalists unironically state that they are “concerned about the rule of law under Trump” and then go on to admit that Menendez is a criminal. “Did you catch that part about the rule of law? They are literally saying the rule of law is at stake unless you vote for this crook who is lucky to be walking the streets.” Self-awareness is not a feature of leftists or Democrats.

https://hotair.com/archives/2018/10/29/new-jersey-star-ledger-endorsement-choke-vote-menendez/

More Proof That Leftism Is A Mental Illness

Temper-tantrums and histrionics from infantile baby-people. And increasing threats of violence. This will only get worse. They are Zombiecrats, except zombies have no emotion. I cannot see a single reason to vote for a Democrat in November.

http://thefederalist.com/2018/10/08/coming-illiberal-left-goes-bananas-kavanaugh/

http://thefederalist.com/2018/10/08/mean-take-gloves-off/

http://thefederalist.com/2018/10/06/14-completely-insane-reactions-to-brett-kavanaughs-confirmation/

 

The Kavanaugh Circus

Just when I thought we would have a vote and a new justice, the Dems pull another sleazy last-minute gambit and recruit Jeff Flake to request a “one week” FBI investigation.¬†They wanted the normal advise and consent procedure to block him, they got it and it didn’t work. They ginned up some bogus assault charge , got a hearing to make him quit or look bad, but they failed. Now they want an FBI investigation and Flake goes along as long as it’s done in a week. Yeah, like it will only take a week. Flake is another RINO useful idiot, good riddance. Benedict Arnold had nothing on Flake. Next they will request a special counsel. News alert: THESE SCUM WILL STOP AT NOTHING! Bring the vote, now.