Skip to comments.Showdown in November: Fearsome Blue Wave or Flaccid Democrat Failure?
Posted on 04/16/2018 3:04:55 AM PDT by Kaslin
There is a huge opinion schism between conservatives inside the Beltway who think a midterm Democrat tsunami is coming, and many conservatives outside the swamp, in America, who are not so sure. One thing is certain the gimp box media and the lefts Fredcon enablers are working overtime to psych us out and make defeat a done deal. But nothing is a done deal. We have six months. The Republicans just need to get smart and fight.
Oh. Well, were doomed.
But maybe not. Theres always hope for an upset just ask President Felonia Milhous von Pantsuit.
First, the bad news. The liberals are angry and motivated and they are clearly going to vote. The big question is whether they are going to manifest in much higher than usual numbers in patriotic districts now held by Republicans instead of merely running up the score in places the like the shooting gallery districts of Chicago or the feces n syringe districts of San Francisco that already go 70% Democrat. So those hellholes double the number of voters and go 80% Democrat? Big whoop.
Its the toss-up districts we need to worry about, ones where the elections are usually close and the demographics include a lot of fussy soccer moms who think Trump is icky and who might let that outweigh their tax cuts and fattened 401(k)s. A lot of those districts are repped by soft, lazy GOP incumbents who arent in fighting shape, and this cycle, the weak shall be culled from the herd.
Democrats are trying to be clever, suckering the saps by recruiting liberal vets and law enforcement where they can and playing these collaborators off as something other than the hard left goose-steppers the modern Democratic Party demands. That bait n switch strategy worked in 2006, when a bunch of alleged moderates got elected and promptly did everything Nancy Pelosi told them to. They no longer exist, the voters having wised up. The Democrats are hoping the voters forgot so they can run the same grift again.
But the Democratic Party changed in the last dozen years. Theres no room anymore for the kind of Democrat who caters to his districts needs instead of heeding the commands of the gyno-beanie wearing #Resist weirdos. Democratic primary voters may well choose not to play ball and nominate the loonies well, the ones who are openly loony instead of the ones who pretend to be sane but who will inevitably go loony left once they get to DC.
Dems played it smart with that Conor Lamb guy, who could be a wimpy Republican based on his pretend positions. It didnt help that the GOP picked a stiff to run against him, one who was expressly anti-union in a union district to boot. Yet Lamb still barely won, so a little more enthusiasm by the GOP voters and hed be another crushed Dem dream. Even Roy Moore barely lost, but we could make it a little easier on ourselves in the future by not nominating creepy weirdos.
Yes, the Democrats do have a major advantage in the fact that the Republican establishment, especially in Congress, is largely a gaggle of drooling idiots. From Sissy Sasse to Foamy Marco, these fussy failures seem determined to demoralize the base with their tedious moralizing about how We are better than that and Oh, well I never. The GOP would have no problem if these dorks had just one tenth the will to win as they do the will to posture for the benefit of a liberal media that hates them and that will disembowel them the moment they stop being useful idiots and become merely idiots.
A bunch of Republicans are retiring, but then a lot of them are squishes who frankly dont fit with the GOP base anymore. The base now demands results, which make congressing a lot less fun than it used to be. These time-servers hate when stuff, like results, is expected of them. Paul Ryan is leaving too; luckily for the GOP, Nancy Pelosi is not. Ryans departure may or may not have to do with him not wanting to be held responsible for November, and its a mixed blessing. One on hand, hes a prodigious fundraiser, and the GOP is raking in the bucks, which is good. But Ryan seems AWOL on the Doing Something front. Oh, wait, he would really like to get DACA done before he leaves, because nothing excites the Republican base like giving illegal aliens amnesty.
If Ryan was the selfless guy we keep hearing about, he would ditch the speakership now and turn it over to someone who wants to get aggressive and get the base excited. But no, because at heart, what is important to the establishment GOP is maintaining their sinecures. Keeping the country conservative, not so much conservatism is something you yak about during election year but never actually get around to doing. You know, its not who we are or something.
Mitch McConnell, who swings from being awesome (Justice Gorsuch) to being awful (everything else), is doing the same treading water thing. The base is furious that hes letting the Dems bottle up the nominations of conservative heroes like Maybe-Someday Ambassador to Germany Rich Grennell. Mitch huffed n puffed about keeping the Senate in session to hold the confirmation debate, but he rolled over and, as this is written, the Dems from red states whose seats we could snatch are back home campaigning. Thats a win-win for the Democrats. This is baffling, because imagine the energizing effect on our voters morale if Mitch had these wheezy Democrat windbags on the Senate floor in their jammies at 2:30 a.m. Saturday trying to explain why their party is discriminating against a gay nominee.
Then there is the Trump factor. First, if you saw his CPAC or other recent speeches, you know hes totally committed to winning the midterms. The guy is a competitor, and they have not beaten him yet. While the DC/NYC axis has decreed that hes hated and loathed and hated some more, thats not exactly showing up in the polls. Rasmussen has him at around 50% approval, and the economy is improving just like he promised. Out here, beyond the Beltway, nobody seems to be abandoning Trump.
The danger is the other sides base is activated, but how will the Dems activate normal voters? Democrats may have to run on the platform of Dont believe your lying eyes about the economy getting better instead, lets spend 2019 impeaching Trump for cavorting with formerly hot women over a decade ago!
Now, impeachment is a key issue the GOP can exploit because a big part of the idiot corps that buffoons like Ted Lieu and Maxine Waters cater to is going to demand impeachment. The fact that there is no crime is irrelevant. Mueller has nothing, as we all know, and Trump is already following the strategy of taking his case against this corrupt, conflicted deep state hack to the people. James Comeys embarrassing self-immolation is also helping defuse this bogus crisis. That Looming Doofus, with his petty whining about his hurt feelz and his mean girl snippiness, has turned himself into a punchline. Oh, well I never bothered to tell Trump that the pee pee dossier came from Hillarys campaign because of, uh, er, integrity.
The disgraceful violation of basic rights that was the Michael Cohen raid hey, who needs due process or the attorney-client privilege when youre #resisting? showed the base whats really going on. This is serious stuff if these creeps retake power, what makes anyone think they will ever let it go again?
So November is more than just a political scuffle. Its existential. When you have Democrat tech titans squealing over the thought of a civil war on Republicans and a leftist cultural campaign designed to drive half of the population out of the public sphere, you know its important. We either win in November or the most dire hypotheticals of our country being split apart or even in conflict might well migrate from the Fiction stacks to the Non-Fiction section.
Republicans, get it together. Defy our expectations. Get smart and fight.
Always a coordinated misinformation campaign from the left. They may be assclowns, but they know how to manipulate the masses with propaganda.
Same crap we heard before Nov ‘16.
I do think the midterms are a challenge, but there is no doubt the MSM would have GOP voters throw up their hands and stay home.
That bait n switch strategy worked in 2006, when a bunch of alleged moderates got elected and promptly did everything Nancy Pelosi told them to. They no longer exist, the voters having wised up. The Democrats are hoping the voters forgot so they can run the same grift again.
The LEFT has always done this and they will keep doing it. Rahm Emmanuel was very successful with this strategy in 2006.
Fearsome blue wave. Not enough of President Trump’s agenda has been accomplished, and his supporters aren’t going to be enthusiastic about getting to the polls to vote for congresscritters. Add to that, establishment ‘pubs did NOTHING to stand up to the bogus issues used to target Roy Moore and other Deplorables. They did nothing to punish the likes of Sue Collins, Jeff Flake, and John McCain, who have sabotaged issues that are important to us.
Traditional wisdom holds that “A fat pope follows a thin one”. In other words, swing your country hard right and the pendulum swings back.
help people to understand what gaslighting is, make them immune to leftism forever
Congressional republicans have done everything they could to stymie President Trump and hold the line for the Big Gov, Big Spending Deep State.
They prevented the president from killing Obamacare.
The refused to build the border wall.
They passed the democrats huge dream budget.
Republicans don’t care if the democrats gain House and Senate majorities as long as they stop the Trump inspired populist voter uprising in its tracks.
Who the hell do the pisant voters think they are anyway, trying to tell republicans and democrats how to run the government?
President Trump needs to treat the November election as his personal campaign. He needs to campaign heavily in every state. His goal: Gain at least 5 seats in the Senate and have a new Senate majority leader, expand the House freedomn caucus as much as possible, and work to have Jordan elected Speaker.
Create a “Contract With America 2.0”, which could be called something else, instead, and then, determine, through consensus with the majority of LEGAL non-leftist U.S. voters, what the issues should be and how many of these issues should be listed! Vote, in the primaries and in the general election for candidates who, fully, endorse this “Contract With America 2.0”. Defeat as many Democrats, RINO Republicans, AND anti-Trump Republicans as is possible and to the best of human abilities. Problems solved, if the non-left would, just, do all of these things!
President Hillary Clinton was a done deal too. There is still an undercurrent and foment among the denizens of Main Street against the Deep State.
That we could muster it once more in sufficient numbers to attain the rather nebulous objective of electing a majority of the sometimes recalcitrant herd of cats that come together under the Republican banner, remains an unknown and perhaps unknowable factor right up until the votes are counted. Not one victory, but hundreds of separate victories, each with a tailored approach.
It is really much easier for Democrats - they only need to turn out their people on “anti-Trump” sentiment, but they have nothing to offer as a legislative agenda but higher taxes, a return to a heavy regulatory burden on all Americans, and fanciful plans for the supremacy of the global warming myth and destruction of all the efforts to secure our borders against an undocumented mob of invaders.
Many of the more egregious “hands across the aisle” Republicans have announced their intention to simply leave their elective office, taking their pensions and going home, creating a vast vacuum into which SOMETHING must be filled. Keep in mind that there shall NEVER be any reciprocity from the Democrats in regards to extending a hand back to the other side of the aisle.
That was always a one-way deal. “Heads I win, tails you lose.”
If Alabama and Pennsylvania are any indication they may well turn out in higher numbers in Republican districts. The question is whether the President can motivate his base to turn out, because the members of Congress themselves sure won't be able to.
And if they did, who would believe Congress was serious about it?
I had hoped that prominent Democrats would be indicted and preliminary evidence of high treason would be entered as evidence as we headed toward the November elections.
Imagine if the idea that Antonin Scalia were murdered and that Loretta Lynch had been promised a seat on the Supreme Court — if that were being seriously discussed by some in the media, it would matter a great deal in November.
But the time now seem late for these crimes to effect 2018.
I really hope for a tsunami of conservatives. Praying for it to God’s glory, not ours.
America is a nation in deep moral and spiritual trouble. We need an Awakening.
Ditch is actively fighting Trump in every way possible.
Makes increasing GOPee head count in the Senate questionable.
The left is rabid and will probably turn out at the level of a presidential election like we saw last year in AL and VA. Meanwhile the GOPe is doing nothing but piss off Trump’s base with their footdragging.
Summer might bring riots
They are always hoping for it.
I’m praying for a take back of the government by real patriots.
Praying that those who support what this country stands for and was established on, will get off their backsides and VOTE.
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