2022 Midterm Elections

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The view from the right (or at least for me) is that perhaps more is riding on this Senate midterm for the longer term look at the political future of the US than ever. the power to fend off the progressive tidal wave rides here. We know that the incumbent presidential party tends to struggle midterm but here the republicans must defend a third more seats than the left. Here is a good early look at the layout that both parties face. Too soon to get ahead of ourselves, but it will be interesting, It surely will be nasty and a lot, perhaps more than ever, will be at stake. Can't wait..


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PS: CNN? What was I thinking? ROFL
 
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Unfilled seats are of course typically more at risk.

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I’d agree and would bet money on both the House and Senate both going Republican in 2022.

The House seems like a fait accompli. The fact that the Dems lost seats in an election that Biden won is obviously a terrible look and quite ominous. Barring some sort of event that galvanizes the nation like Bush’s first term, I cannot possibly see a scenario whereby the House doesn’t flip.

The Senate is even more tenuous, but as you said with the above with Blunt, empty seats are harder to defend. The GOP has five (I think) while the Dems have zero. Still, the Arizona/Georgia special election seats that the Dems won this past year will be a struggle for the Dems to keep. It’s entirely possible that both flip right back, particularly in an R-leaning year. Maggie Hassan also isn’t as much of a stronghold as Jeanne Shaheen and if Sununu runs I’d chalk that up as a loss for the Dems. NV/NM, among others, could be vulnerable to the Dems in an R-leaning year.

The Dem gains possibilities (in such an environment) are exceedingly limited. While PA (empty)/WI (potentially empty if RonJon retires) are perhaps gain opportunities in a different environment, I’m seeing this as more of a red leaning environment. NC (empty)/FL (Rubio) both went Trump THIS year so I can’t see how anyone would reasonably see those as Dem opportunities.

Like I said, hard to see scenarios where it’s not both houses to the R’s.
 

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It isn't really going to matter if the GOP wins back both houses if those elected are RINO's like Romney, Collins, Murkowski, etc. I'll give the Democrats credit for one thing, they stick together no matter how much they may disagree on things.
 

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It isn't really going to matter if the GOP wins back both houses if those elected are RINO's like Romney, Collins, Murkowski, etc. I'll give the Democrats credit for one thing, they stick together no matter how much they may disagree on things.
Are all Republicans that do not worship trump or believe in fairy tails RINO's? Maybe its time both party lines start leaning both ways. Weed out the crazies like Jordan, Greene, Cruz, and Gaetz who are just so far gone at this point they are worthless then maybe some things can be worked out.
 

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Are all Republicans that do not worship trump or believe in fairy tails RINO's? Maybe its time both party lines start leaning both ways. Weed out the crazies like Jordan, Greene, Cruz, and Gaetz who are just so far gone at this point they are worthless then maybe some things can be worked out.

No!
 

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Are all Republicans that do not worship trump or believe in fairy tails RINO's? Maybe its time both party lines start leaning both ways. Weed out the crazies like Jordan, Greene, Cruz, and Gaetz who are just so far gone at this point they are worthless then maybe some things can be worked out.

Did I say anything about Trump? You’re as infatuated with him as CNN.


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I'd say that so far there's a fair number of voters with buyers remorse, and that number will grow and be obvious come the mid-terms. Once the prez comes out of hiding, and has to, you know, say something cogent, people will wake up.
 

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I'd say that so far there's a fair number of voters with buyers remorse, and that number will grow and be obvious come the mid-terms. Once the prez comes out of hiding, and has to, you know, say something cogent, people will wake up.
There are 0.0 voters who voted that clown out of office that regret it.
 

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They are attemting to remake this nation into a third world country. They are doing it on puropse, yet I don't think a few of their ilk fully grasp the consequences.

Such hatred for America's world changing founding principles has no place in the halls of congress.

Vote em out.

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This isn't about the 2022 midterms really, this is more immediate.

 

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I’d agree and would bet money on both the House and Senate both going Republican in 2022.

The House seems like a fait accompli. The fact that the Dems lost seats in an election that Biden won is obviously a terrible look and quite ominous. Barring some sort of event that galvanizes the nation like Bush’s first term, I cannot possibly see a scenario whereby the House doesn’t flip.

The Senate is even more tenuous, but as you said with the above with Blunt, empty seats are harder to defend. The GOP has five (I think) while the Dems have zero. Still, the Arizona/Georgia special election seats that the Dems won this past year will be a struggle for the Dems to keep. It’s entirely possible that both flip right back, particularly in an R-leaning year. Maggie Hassan also isn’t as much of a stronghold as Jeanne Shaheen and if Sununu runs I’d chalk that up as a loss for the Dems. NV/NM, among others, could be vulnerable to the Dems in an R-leaning year.

The Dem gains possibilities (in such an environment) are exceedingly limited. While PA (empty)/WI (potentially empty if RonJon retires) are perhaps gain opportunities in a different environment, I’m seeing this as more of a red leaning environment. NC (empty)/FL (Rubio) both went Trump THIS year so I can’t see how anyone would reasonably see those as Dem opportunities.

Like I said, hard to see scenarios where it’s not both houses to the R’s.
What are your thoughts on AOC? I always viewed you as more of a Capitalist Dem rather than the newer batch of borderline socialists/Democratic Socialists that are starting to break through. She doesn’t really seem to do anything. At least anything of note. She’s always on Twitter and Instagram, though. You riding the new wave?

EDIT: And she has a pretty nice rack.
 
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