Instead of getting nasty in a fight they can’t win, Republicans will use the hearings to reinforce their midterm message against Democrats.
While the ouster of three school-board members was driven by local issues, the landslide vote has broader implications for schools and progressives.
Peggy Noonan, the self-appointed tribune of Reaganism, is calling for a boring, centrist GOP which is all but impossible in the age of Trump.
There’s been great news for Democrats on the redistricting front. But actually holding the House in the midterms will still be very tough.
There are some striking similarities between the party’s current problems and what they faced 12 years ago. But Obama did manage to get reelected.
That means largely abandoning hope for 2022 and preparing to do battle at Armageddon with Trump in 2024.
The Democratic Party has a lot of problems, but it’s faced similarly sticky situations before and survived.
The right’s facile comparisons of the two presidents miss the vastly different circumstances facing Biden and distort Carter’s record.