In a country as politically divided as the United States, the indecisive and easily swayed “swing voters”—many of whom are closeted right-wing conservatives to begin with—will always overrule more principled and well-informed voters.
Republicans have railed against Obamacare, the changing of the names of D.C.’s football team and Cleveland’s baseball team, and, most recently, the so-called stolen election of 2020 — all of which turned out to be a whole lot of nothing. What will they rage against next?
No matter what happens in the midterms, or in the next presidential election, we will be living with the grotesque consequences of a right-wing judiciary for decades.
My grandma votes Republican because she believes in three things: money, strength, and the rule of law. Whether the Republican Party stands for any of those things is beside the point because, to her, and to a lot of other people still, the Republicans represent those values more than the Democrats.
A recent survey revealed that most Americans believe the word “weak” is what best describes Democrats. Clearly, the Democrats don’t exactly project strength—and it isn’t just a marketing problem.
The Republicans big win in the Virginia gubernatorial race has pundits predicting a wave of GOP victories in 2022 and 2024.