Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pajama Boy, Democrats and Media Limp Into 2018

By Mike

Washington Post: "Trump’s shadow and stalled GOP agenda loom over close Georgia race!"
Forward: "Republicans Panic As Polls Show Ossoff Pulling Upset!"
Reuters: "In House race in Georgia, Democrats look for new path to power!"

For every reporter who covered this race as a referendum against President Trump and his agenda, it’s time to refocus your stories.

The Democrats spent over $30M for Jon Ossoff to get the same 47% that Hillary Clinton did in GA-6 in 2016 – and to underperform his 48.1% in the April primary.

Ossoff ran the Democrats’ playbook for 2018, with his “Make Trump Furious” campaign and all of the Democrat and “Resistance” resources at his disposal.

As Democrats go 0-4 in House special elections, there’s no other way to view the party but as limping into 2018.

Of course, there's also the sheer entertainment value of post-special election Twitter:

Hat tip: BadBlue Real-Time News.

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