Last week was a pretty good week for Democrats. The party flipped an open legislative seat in Oklahoma and a seat in New Hampshire. According to Daily Kos both of these seats were deeply red seats (yes, Oklahoma, not so … Continue reading Winning Low Turnout Special Elections and Congressional Republicans Retiring Does Not Indicate A Wave Is Forming For Democrats
Since last November, liberals have been in search of a scapegoat to explain how Donald Trump won the White House. Due to the power the Clintons still hold in the party, only political analysts and sane individuals in the party … Continue reading Maybe Bernie Fans Did Give Trump The Election
Democrats are gleefully ringing their hands as the Trump administration reels from the controversy in Charlottesvile, Virginia. Already two of the President’s Councils have disbanded and another has fallen in its infancy. But, even so, the “oppose Trump” mantra is … Continue reading Democrats Still Lack A Message
Seattle is a mecca for progressive policies. The city that is home to a self-identified Socialist City Councilwoman and is openly toying with defying state law in establishing a local income tax on high earners ($200K in Seattle is not … Continue reading Seattle’s Cautionary Minimum Wage Tale
The (close to) final results are in from Georgia and considering Democrats spent over $30 million on the contests it is a huge disappointment. Democratic wonder kid Jon Ossoff lost to Karen Handel by 5.2 percent (almost 13,000 votes) in … Continue reading What We Learned From GA-6 (And South Carolina) Tonight
Jon Ossoff is a slight favorite to succeed former Congressman Tom Price in GA-6. The district, ancestrally red but now a deep shade of purple (turning bluer everyday) is ripe for a partisan change in Congress. But, despite what I … Continue reading The Democratic Divide Threatens 2018 Successes
Once again, the polls were off, by a lot. Most polls had the Tories running away with the election. Pollsters using turnout models had the Tories with an even bigger margin. In the end the Tories did win the biggest … Continue reading The Tories Lost: Where Does Brexit Go From Here?