Skip to comments.Why the Ones Who Got EVERYTHING Wrong in 2016 Probably Won’t Like 2018 Any Better
Posted on 11/04/2018 6:10:07 AM PST by Kaslin
Three days before the election in 2016 every major pollster in the nation predicted Hillary Clinton would be the next President of the United States.
Three days before the election in 2016 President Trump was at that time as risky a bet for conservatives & Republicans as he was for working class Democrats. They had all been let down by an establishment system that claimed to put them first but had seldom delivered in the previous number of years.
Three days before the election in 2016 nearly every major media pundit believed the never-Trump split in the Republican Party would prevent the nominated candidate from taking office. This would insure that the established progressive powers could continue to guide the direction of the courts towards America last, non-Constitutional, emotionally fickle rulings that would deliver through judicial activism what they had never been able to deliver through representative government.
Three days before the election in 2016 then President Obama believed the corruption buried deep in the infrastructure of the Department of Justice, the FBI, the State Department, the IRS, the White House Counsels office, and the remainder of his executive branch had enough insiders planted within to push forward his legacy of progressive governance. This cabal would also simultaneously punish those who didnt play along.
Three days before the election North Korea, Iran, Russia, & China firmly believed they had another pushover lining up for the job in Secretary Clinton. Their ability to scam American interests on the foreign policy front would continue unabated.
They were all so wrong.
The landslide that had Hillary Clinton on the losing end ruined all of their plans. In a runaway crushing of 30 to 20 (of 50 states) the people demonstrated a different mind than that of the corrupt established elite club dedicated to fundamentally transforming America into one of the weakest and most inept versions of herself in history.
Now three days before the elections of 2018 pollsters are again predicting that Democrats will win crushing victories and return the control of Congress to the Democrats.
Now three days before the elections of 2018 the media believes it is finally the beginning of the end for President Trump.
Now three days before the elections of 2018 never-Trumpers have largely returned to the GOP base and some of their most vocal members from 2016 have pledged absolute support for Trump in 2020.
Now three days before the elections of 2018 two original language strict constructionists sit on the Supreme Court. Far beyond that 84 additional lifetime appointed judges sit on circuit and district courts. Three more conservatives have even been added to the whacky 9th Circuit (the most overturned court in the nation.)
Now three days before the elections of 2018 President Trump has fixed the economy, overseen an explosion of jobs and wages that defy historical norms. North Korea, Russia, China & Iran are on the outs. ISIS has lost 99.7% of its territory. Trade deals with nearly every major trading partner have been made more favorable to the American worker.
And that cabal wholly dedicated to resisting Trump and preserving Obamas legacy within the executive branch has been exposed for the lying hypocritical and criminal creeps they are.
There is much more to do. Even more importantly there is much that must be prevented from allowing everyone who opposes this progress to do.
Never has a President campaigned harder literally picking up his parties Congressional members, putting them on his back and doing all he can to get them across the finish line.
His tireless work ethic on the campaign trail in 2016 proved how crooked the system was. His rallies were enormous. The polls were 1000% wrong. And election night turned into a narrative nightmare for the established media, establishment political class, and the progressive political class so intent on preventing American greatness from re-emerging.
Three days before the election of 2016 I drew a map that got within one state a prediction of nearly the exact outcome of why President Trump would win. I felt odd at the time because my friends and colleagues who had been Trump supporters longer than I had been didnt believe he would win.
Three days before the election of 2018 my intuition tells me election night will be a bit of surprise. The GOP should expands seats in the Senate. The GOP may even possibly hold the House in what would be a historical accomplishment not seen in 32 years.
Ive even recommended grief counselors be brought in for the pundits in MSNBC and that other networkwhats its namethe one that trails the Cartoon Network and infomercials most nights... oh thats right... CNN.
The people wont abide being carved up, compartmentalized, and counted out before they even show up.
Three days from now they may just show those pundits and media anewjust how little they actually know.
Just three more days!
Praying as hard as I can that Tuesday will indeed be a glorious reaffirmation that we MAGA deplorables actually do outnumber the lunatic leftists!!!
As our POTUS notes, crowd sizes speak volumes and pollsters don’t factor in the silent majority that turned out in droves two years ago.
I’m all ready to call Charlie Cook and the others at Cook Political report frauds and dnc propagandists.
Oh wait, I already call them that.
The polls record imperfectly peoples’ answers to questions about how they would vote. They call numbers randomly until they get the desired numbers of people in specific categories: Black, White, Hispanic, young, old, professional, etc. Then they arrogantly proclaim that their results can be applied to the entire population.
Nothing matters except turnout. Nothing will stop me from voting Tuesday. There is no way I want mad maxine in control of the finance committee, or democrats having a majority anywhere.
It’s a sad state of affairs that the GOPee requires Trump to do all of the heavy lifting of their sorry butts (Freedom Caucus and a few Senators excepted).
Pray, yes.But more importantly, VOTE!
A most excellent read
We will know in three days.
So that explains the goofy, OMG! face on the goon-faced Halfrican when he met the impressive president-elect.
The dirt Hillary was supposed to sweep under the rug is now in the hands of the man the Halfrican tried to destroy.
"After all we did for her, that lousy Hillary lost. "Howm I gonna get out of the mess Im in?"
"I know, well invent Russian collusion.......lie like crazy........setup Trump to take the blame.
Charlie Cook is in dreamland as are the media, the pollsters & the pundits. Egg will be all over their faces when Tuesday evening rolls around and the election returns come in and are counted!!! I can’t wait to see these idiots eating crow once again!!!
This guy seems to have a basic fact wrong. How would it be a historic turn of events not seen in 32 years if the GOP holds the House? What was so special about 1986? And didn’t the GOP do exactly the same thing in 2002?
Stupid Republicans will do their best to blow it again.
Although, they have a obstacle in their way that they didn’t have before.
I know I can't vote yet, but I think the Dems will be blue...because of a red wave...
Midterm results do not usually break for the party in power.
Democrat pundits are combining the “party in power loses seats in the midterms” with Rat hatred of Trump to make their decisions. None of it is based on why the rat could do a better job.
We got a call from a political pollster yesterday; they asked for my wife. I asked her if she wanted to talk to them. She did not. Nearly all of the calls we get from pollsters are from organizations that we suspect are working for Democrats or are some sort of scam. So we have stopped talking to them.
I suspect that the percentage of Republicans who participate in polls is lower than that of Democrats. Democrats are always seeking approval from the media and Hollywood personalities who are brainwashing them, while Republicans want their privacy and to be left alone. So I believe if the amount of cheating is somehow held down that Republicans will do much better than predicted.
This is going to be the great question for Democrats, starting in November and going forward. “Are you more unhappy about the results of the 2018 election, or the 2016 election?” and “when you characterize the Republicans party as the ‘party of hate’ does it occur to you that the American people, led by the Republican Party hate **you**? Does that change how you view Republicans in the American people?” And I love the idea of grief counselors, advertised on the TDN grief counselor line for deranged Democrats. Call I;n and express your inner disappointments, for $0.75 a minute. What a money maker that would be.
I hope this is sarcasm. 2016 was neither a landslide nor a runaway crushing. It was a last minute squeaker that could have very easily gone the other way. A landslide is 59% to 41% and 49-2 in states like 1984. Any other Republican would probably have lost in 2016 because I don't see any of them from Kasich to Cruz picking up the upper midwest.
In 1986 there was a Republican in the White House, and the Democrats retained control of the House -- which they had controlled continuously since January 1955.
In other words, there was nothing "historic" about 1986 at all.
And even if there had been something historic about 1986, then why is the author making a big deal about it when the GOP maintained control of the House during a Republican administration in 2002?
Does anyone fact-check this nonsense anymore?
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