Archive | Midterms

There Are Real Signs The Tide Is Finally Turning Against Trump

It is impossible to make completely accurate predictions in politics. This is particularly true for Donald Trump, who is so predictably unpredictable that most pundits worth their salt have given up forecasting his political fortune.  In recent times however, there have been some extremely …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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After Brutal Midterm Wipeout, GOP Digs in for 2 More Years of “Winning” With Trump

Looking back over the wreckage of the GOP from last month’s midterm election, we should see a party reassessing itself and wondering what it can do to avoid an even greater pummeling in 2020. Not for nothing, midterms are where the Republican Party tends to shine and presidential …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Over 60 Million People Voted For Democrats In The Midterms. That’s Catastrophic For The GOP

Paul Ryan spent part of Thursday whining about the “bizarre” California elections that saw Republicans get kicked out of seven (seven!) House seats in just that one state. This whining is part of a pattern of Republicans all across the country calling into question the legitimacy of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Reportedly ‘Furious’ About Midterm Losses, Retreats Into ‘Cocoon Of Bitterness’

While Trump and the GOP have been busy pretending that they ‘won’ the midterm elections last week, reality appears to finally be settling in with the president. According to reports in both the LA Times and the Washington Post, Trump is angry and despondent over the loss of the House, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Marco Rubio Claims Democrats Trying To Steal Florida…By Counting Votes?

Marco Rubio was once viewed as a ‘moderate’ Republican — a Latino star with the potential to bridge party divide. After he was battered, humiliated and beaten by Donald Trump, Rubio has since revealed his true colors.  Having failed spectacularly to stand up to Donald Trump in any meaningful …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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BREAKING: Trump Fires Sessions, Replaces Him With Mueller Critic

The day after Trump and the Republicans lost the House in the 2018 midterms, the president has moved quickly to undermine the greatest threat to his tenure in the White House: the Mueller probe.  Today, Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions (or “requested him to resign”) and replaced him … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Democrats Take The House In 2018 Midterms, Republicans Take Senate

It is now official, the Democrats will take control of the House in the 2018 midterms, and the Republicans will hold the Senate. We reported earlier that Fox News had called the House it for the Democrats, but now MSNBC has officially called it too.  Just minutes ago, MSNBC also called the … Continue reading

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Breitbart: Trump Isn’t A Fascist, Just A ‘Sentimental Nationalist’

On the Alt Right troll farm otherwise known as Breitbart, there is a truly amazing piece of fiction being run today as an “exclusive” that attempts to intellectualize Trump’s blatant fascism.  Breitbart hired 89 year old Berkeley professor A. James Gregor to pen the extraordinary piece …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fox News Contributor: “Almost No Way” For Republicans To Hold The House

Fox News contributor Juan Williams has a very good piece out this week that spells out very clearly why Republicans are privately (and in some cases publicly) extremely worried about what is going to happen on November 6th during the midterms.  Williams, a 40 year veteran observer of American …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s New Transgender Ban Is About Exciting His Cruel and Sadistic Army of Red Hats

On Sunday, Trump threw more victims to his mob of soulless monsters that feed on the misery and suffering of others. He had his regime announce that they would be trying to erase transgender people from existence through legislation: WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering narrowly …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Georgia Just Turned into a GOP 4-Alarm Fire as Early Voting More than Triples

Monday was the first day of early voting in Georgia and it’s…not going well for Republicans. Voters across Georgia rushed to the polls on the first day of in-person early voting Monday, with 69,049 people casting their ballots.That’s a sharp increase from the last midterm election in 2014, when …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Here’s How Russia Could Attack The Midterms

With the battle over the Kavanaugh confirmation in the rearview mirror, we turn now to the midterms and the low frequency stress we’re all experiencing in the face of another Election Day that could be hijacked by Russian military intelligence operatives.  So far, there hasn’t been any real …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Rehabilitation Of George W. Bush Is Over

Having endured some of the most harrowing downsides from the Great Recession, there’s no reason I should ever give George W. Bush the benefit of the doubt, especially when we fold into the mix the disastrous Iraq War, his torture policy and all the rest of it. But I’ll be the first to admit that […]

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Women Win Big in House Primaries Last Night

Last night’s primaries in Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia garnered more attention for who lost rather than who won. In Ohio, Dennis Kucinich, the former Congressman and perennial Presidential candidate lost the nomination for governor this fall. Although his old presidential …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Acknowledges That Trumpism Is A Losing Platform For The Midterms

My personal rule for evaluating Donald Trump’s presidency continues to be: Trump always makes things worse for Trump. No matter which way the president zigs or zags, every decision somehow worsens Trump’s peril, be it legal or political or miscellaneous. It’s kind of a miracle that he continues to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: GOP Senate Hopefuls Go Full Trump In Virginia

Last year, Republicans in Virginia tried to walk a fine line between keeping their distance from Trump while trying to sound like him. The result was a brutal rout despite Virginia being one of the more heavily gerrymandered states in the country. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: GOP Senate Hopefuls Go Full Trump In Virginia

Last year, Republicans in Virginia tried to walk a fine line between keeping their distance from Trump while trying to sound like him. The result was a brutal rout despite Virginia being one of the more heavily gerrymandered states in the country. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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