Skip to comments.As goes Pennsylvania's congressional delegation, so goes Congress
Posted on 10/16/2017 11:32:26 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
TURKEYTOWN, Pa. Just as you crest the hill along the Glades Pike highway heading east, a red-white-and-blue "Drain the Swamp" sign sits on the well-manicured lawn of a sprawling home in this western Pennsylvania town likely named for the abundance of the wild game that flourish in the region.
A year ago, a Trump-Pence sign sat in just about the same place at the same house in the same lawn.
A few miles down the road, a tri-colored sign in green, blue, and orange sits in front of a shuttered business bearing a simple message in three languages: "No matter where you are from, we're glad you're our neighbor," it reads in Arabic, Spanish, and English.
As the signs show, sometimes it's hard to pinpoint exactly what Pennsylvania is politically. Is it still solidly for Trump as the first sign suggests? Or is the energy brewing for progressives strong enough to upend the GOP's majority in the state's congressional delegation as the second sign suggests?
From the outside, the political class essentially has seen the Keystone State as a reliable blue state, an assessment largely based on its six-cycle streak of voting for the Democratic presidential nominee.
It is a totally fair assessment.
Why Democrats didn't carry Pennsylvania in 2016 came down to tiny details. Essentially, the state's political composition has been subtly changing since 1996....
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The whole point of the illegal alien inundation is to permanently change the demographics of the country against the will of the citizens.
Trump was elected to stop that.
Weasels will be Cantorized if they insist on siding with illegal aliens and their employers.
For some reason Pennsylvania has been immune to these changing demographics except in a few local cases. I think PA has one of the lowest percentages of Hispanic residents of any state in the U.S. The 2018 election will be a huge bellweather in PA, with major Trump backer Lou Barletta looking to run for Bob Casey’s seat in the U.S. Senate.
I noticed that when on vacation in the Poconos.
Far fewer Spanish speaking people there than anywhere else, except West Virginia, where there were none.
Lou Barletta was mayor of Hazelton, PA. While mayor he started enforcing the local zoning laws that required most housing to meet the definition of ‘single family’ rather than Latin American flop-house.
For once my wife and My votes as well as many of our relatives counted in PA
Philly, through Lancaster, Reading, etc - Mexico
I am start g t see them in WV both in Morgantown & at construction sites & restaurants in the Kanawha Valley.
I was in Canaan Valley in June and it was almost heaven.
For a solid week we heard nothing but English and saw no foreigners.
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