Back in 2021, Harry Enten of CNN noted in the run-up to the Virginia gubernatorial race, how many voters disapproved of the President who were undecided in that contest. In November, Virginia voted for a Republican for Governor and gave … Continue reading The Ever Shifting Narrative Of The 2022 Midterms
Stop me if you have heard this one before…. there is a lack of high quality polling for the 2022 election. What polling we do have is mostly party internals, mostly from the party in power, pointing to how things … Continue reading 2022 Is Looking Like The Doppelganger of Yesteryear’s Elections
The last two weeks of news have not proven to be kind to House Democrats political future. It didn’t look that way to start. Earlier last week, the Census Bureau released revised population figures likely to be used (once finalized) … Continue reading Democratic Prospects of Holding The House in 22′ Keep Getting Dimmer
By most approval polls Joe Biden is sailing high. Despite having a record low approval at 100 days (minus Trump who nobody else may ever reach), it is explained away as a result of partisanship and most voters being inelastic. … Continue reading 2021 Polling Is Telling Us The Industry Is Broken
Much has been made of the polls missing 2020, not just nationally but in close swing states. Digging deeper into the numbers, looking at individual precincts in recent months, has shown that Donald Trump massively increased his margins not just … Continue reading What Do We Make Of Trump’s Overperformance with Hispanics
The NYT (try not to laugh) led with a story last week about Republicans being unable to stall the Democrats $1.9 trillion Stimulus bill. The story stated Republicans have laid out a number of attacks on the bill from it … Continue reading 2021 Mirrors 2009
It’s no surprise the party of the affluent, governmental elite and urban/suburban America would struggle in the other pocket of America: rural America. But, after 2018, Democrats had some hope their erosion during Obama had ended. Then 2020 hit and … Continue reading Democratic Woes in Rural America Get Worse
In 2017. Republicans, in complete control of the federal government for the first time since 2005, went ahead with their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare. Since no Democrats were willing to go along with this plan, Republicans decided to move … Continue reading Are Democrats About To Repeat The Mistakes The GOP Made on Budget Reconciliation In 2017?
Though it might be an unpopular opinion, Donald Trump entered the White House with a larger mandate to f*** stuff up than Joe Biden has to change society dramatically. Which is truly amazing when you consider Joe Biden won the … Continue reading The Amazingly Mandateless Presidency
During the 2020 campaign, the Biden camp took great pains to convince the working class (a catch-all term for low to middle income Americans working in various industries) he was one of them and Donald Trump was not. Unlike his … Continue reading If One Wondered Whether Biden Really Stood For The Working Class His Policy Agenda Answers Your Question: No!