A Potted Plant Could Beat a Trump Republican

Source: Reason
by JD Tuccille

“Democrats didn’t win the midterms so much as fail to completely lose them, despite Biden’s reality-defying post-election claim that ‘the overwhelming majority of the American people support the elements of my economic agenda.’ Polls of Americans strongly suggest otherwise, and successes by Ron DeSantis, New York Republicans, and non-crazy GOP candidates elsewhere demonstrate that there is a national appetite for a serious alternative. But Trump-ish populists didn’t satisfy that appetite. Given a choice between hubristic Democratic incompetence and culty Republican lunacy, voters pretty much split the difference, giving neither party a clear advantage.” (11/14/22)