The late spring scenario of a massive GOP win—in historic proportions analogous to 1938, 1994, or 2010—is said now to be “iffy.”
The left boasts it has a chance to keep the House and even better odds of maintaining control over the Senate.
There are many polls. They now show generic Republican leads.
The general experience in polling is that they are more often conducted by left-leaning institutions and massaged to show Democratic “momentum.”
Since the polling meltdown of 2016—when most polls showed a Hillary Clinton Electoral College landslide—they have regained little credibility.
Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, a current progressive heartthrob, was polled only 20% behind in her primary. She lost by over 37% in the end.
The corporate leftist media does its part by glorifying a now dynamic “Aviator Joe.”
President Joe Biden in cool sunglasses is now constructed into a swaggering “Top Gun” Tom Cruise-like figure, rather than a cognitively challenged 79-year-old.
Biden’s just-passed reconciliation “Inflation Reduction Act,” according to most experts, will raise taxes even on the middle class and spur inflation. So, the media euphemistically renames it a “climate change bill.”
Biden forgives $300Billion in student loans with a stroke of his pen, just before the midterms.
If inflation is running at 8.5% over last July’s prices, the White House giddily announces inflation is “zero” because it did not climb at 9.1% over 2021 prices—as it did in June.
That’s like saying someone entombed in a sinkhole 10 feet below ground is no longer trapped at all since he floated up one foot since falling.
Biden declared the end to high energy costs in California, where $6.50 per gallon gasoline dropped to $5.50 last month. He fails to remember that gas prices increased by $2.50 per gallon during his tenure, and they are now $2.50 higher than they were on Inauguration Days.
Despite the propaganda, Republicans seem confident because of the 40% dismal approval ratings for Biden’s even less popular agenda and the dismal 40% approval ratings.
Crime is out of hand. The left has destroyed the southern border. Biden has waged war against energy production and deliberately spiked gas prices.
Foreign policy is in disarray. Racial relations can be scary. Presidents are often relegated to the second term.
Also, there should be an Republican tsunami.
But will there be?
The Republicans have not yet nationalized the congressional races with a uniform Contract With America. This is an agenda they will try to enact when they take control of Congress.
They will win if all Republican candidates focus on what the left has done in America in less that two years and offer a systemic corrective. They will fall apart if they become bogged down in the 24-hour media cycle.
Conservatives seem to be unaware of the current left-wing strategy. It is quite odd that it has not changed since the Russian collusion hoax, and the psychodramatic Ukrainian phone-call impeachment.
The left-wing playbook is based on two pillars: the FBI raid on former President Donald Trump’s home, the Jan. 6 “insurrection” investigation—and selective daily leaking about both.
About every week, in efforts at mass distraction from the dismal record of Biden, we will hear of a new “bombshell” and “walls-are-closing-in” Justice Department or FBI leak to an obsequious media.
In 24-hour cycles, we will hear more about how Trump supposedly stole “nuclear secrets”!
And “informed but anonymous sources insist” that Trump is trying to sell memorabilia. Or is Trump trying cover up Jan. 6 evidence at home? Or were those Russian collusion files?
Merrick Garland, the Sanctimonious Attorney General, will fight tooth and nail to prevent the release of an unredacted historic fishing expedition affidavit for the warrant to meander through closets at Trump’s home. But he certainly will redact—and leak.
Jan. 6 will continue to subpoena witnesses and flip them with threats of indictments and certain doom before biased Washington juries and crushing legal bills.
Between the raid and star-chamber House inquiry we are supposed to forget unaffordable food and gas, dangerous U.S. towns, more than 3,000,000 people swarming on the border, as well as the Afghanistan debacle.
Big Tech in November as in 2020 will again flood registrars with billions of dollars in dark money—while denying it.
They will censor or erase any content that is offensive to the left on social networks, but claim they don’t.
The left will continue to try to ensure that as in 2020, only 30% vote in person on Election Day. They claim they are disorganized and underfunded.
But if the Republicans present a coherent national plan to restore a pre–Biden America, if Trump focuses positively on national issues, and not on the wrongs done him, and if grass roots conservatives prepare to preempt massive left wing vote harvesting, they will succeed in their blowout.
There are many ifs. In the meantime, time is becoming scarce.
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