We delve into the results of last night’s election and allow Sohrab Ahmari to take a victory lap—which he kind of refuses to take because it wasn’t a wave but it wasn’t not a wave, see. You don’t see? Give a listen.

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There are 6 comments.

  1. Coolidge

    It was a mixed bag. Blue house, redder Senate, squeakers went both ways in governorships.

    No waves. Call it #PurpleRain.

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    • November 7, 2018 at 2:44 pm
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  2. Member

    Look, I like you guys, but you have to stop being such wimpy RINO squishes.

    I say that with affection. Rob Long is also a RINO squish. But you guys really need to get out of New York and grow some spines.

    Why would the President criticize Mya Love? Well, maybe because there was an unprecedented group of NeverTrump Republicans, some of whom didn’t even make peace with the President after two years of what is, generally speaking, conceded even by RINO squishes to be pretty darned good Conservative governance. The President is trying to hold together a coalition, and part of the way one might do that is to point out the electoral consequences of opposition to the President of one’s own party.

    What about deploying the military to the border to counter the invasion caravan? Well, I’m out here in Arizona, where the Democrat Sinema came out in support of this move. Sure, it was theater. It probably also helped dissipate the caravan. It’s probably also important symbolically.

    It also doesn’t help when you guys support the silly racism smears promoted by the Left-wing propagandists. They are the real racists and sexists, as demonstrated by the Kavanaugh hearings, in which their evident rule is that all white males are guilty.

    I know, I’m probably whistling into the wind here, but you guys are really trapped in a troubling bubble.

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    • November 7, 2018 at 3:49 pm
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  3. Member

    Y’all missed the story on Texas- Beto got 48% of the vote, in a midterm. The Texas Dems haven’t cracked 45% in any statewide race since 1994. This was huge, and it wiped out a lot of solid conservatives down-ballot. If Trump’s approval rating is below 40%, Texas is purple in 2020. Either way, Texas is purple in 2024

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    • November 8, 2018 at 8:11 am
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  4. Coolidge

    Beto spent more on that race than Ross Perot spent running for president in 1992. And Cruz is less popular than shingles. It was a nail biter, but not necessarily a foreshadowing.

     

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    • November 8, 2018 at 9:44 am
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  5. Coolidge

    Jim Wright (View Comment):

    Beto spent more on that race than Ross Perot spent running for president in 1992. And Cruz is less popular than shingles. It was a nail biter, but not necessarily a foreshadowing.

    This. I think it’s pure candidate. If Beto runs for the other seat, I sweat a bit, though Cruz is a particular scalp the Left wanted due to the effect it would have on Tea Party enthusiasts.

    Beto vs. generic Republican is a story but it’s not dance in the streets happy

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    • November 8, 2018 at 12:36 pm
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  6. Coolidge

    When is John going to replace Noah with someone who has an actual intellect and doesn’t simply repeat tired cliches?

    • #6
    • November 12, 2018 at 11:17 am
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