In quite recent times, Vice President Kamala Harris made a rather remarkable observation, one that she (in all likelihood) sorely regrets now.
“What happens in Virginia will, in large part, determine what happens in 2022, 2024, and on.” [Source: Fox News]
Given the utter and complete shellacking that the Democrats received in Virginia on Tuesday, one can only hope that Ms. Harris’s prediction proves to be more than abundantly true.
After all, Youngkin defeated McAuliffe as angry parents turned out in droves, most of whom aren’t overly ecstatic about ultra-liberal transgender bathroom rights. Most of them aren’t terribly impressed with the idea of educationally indoctrinated racism either.
Aside from McAuliffe’s disastrous platform, which was largely dependent on anti-Trump rhetoric, the Democrats have also dragged the nation down on an epic level domestically, from the ongoing fiasco at the border to the backlog of cargo ships at sea to a whole host of other dangers abroad, from the Middle East to Asia-Pacific regions.
However, according to Biden, it’s all Trump’s fault that Youngkin won Virginia, and he predictably threw one of his many tantrums over his favorite topic: Trump.
“I think [Build Back Better] should have passed before Election Day, but I’m not sure that I would be able to have changed the number of very conservative folks who turned out in the red districts who were Trump voters, but maybe, maybe.”[Source: Newsmax]
Oh, sure, successfully passing a bill that inevitably would have raised taxes exponentially on the middle class is a surefire way to win elections.
And as far as “Trump voters” shifting in favor of a far-left agenda? Not a chance!
In spite of his own ailing approval ratings, Biden blames Trump, rather than his own gross ineptitude, for the rather unprecedented defeat in Virginia on Tuesday.
No wonder the British publication BBC has a rather direct headline regarding Biden’s attitude: “Biden rejects blame for shock Virginia election defeat.”
In a sense, however, Trump’s utter competence does make Biden look utterly inept, though it’s a great shame that Biden is the one who mysteriously won the White House anyway.
Meanwhile, other ultra-liberals have other targets who they blame for Tuesday’s election.
For instance, MSNBC contributor Jason Johnson decided to take out his rage on moderate Democrats for Virginia’s loss.
“I hope every Democrat in the White House is ringing Manchin and Sinema and giving them an earful tonight. Their obstruction helped drag down Democratic enthusiasm, not to mention Biden’s abject failure to pass constituent specific legislation like Police reform.” [Source: The Washington Examiner]
Apparently, Mr. Johnson does not realize that Sinema and Manchin are the only remotely tolerable Democrats in the nation, and that is only due to how moderate they look in comparison to the far left.
Nonetheless, elitist Paul Krugman, an opinion columnist for the ultra-left New York Times, decides to beat up Manchin anyway, merely because Manchin dares to say no to fiscal insanity.
“Multiple reasons Dems are having a hard time right now. But they’d surely be doing better if Joe Manchin hadn’t spent months futzing around and denying them the ability to claim that things were getting done.”[Source: The Washington Examiner]
Well, it can be agreed that there are “multiple reasons” for the Democrats’ self-inflicted misfortune.
But Manchin isn’t one of them.
MSNBC host Joy Reid, who never misses an opportunity to cause major controversy, blamed the loss in Virginia on the same tired cause that all Democrats have adopted: racism.
“Exit polls showed that the coronavirus was not important to voters in Virginia. It was education. Which is code for white parents don’t like the idea of teaching about race.” [Source: The Daily Wire]
Sure, Ms. Reid, sure. That’s what that race was all about.
As one online commentator put it, it is almost as if Ms. Reid is campaigning on behalf of the GOP, particularly with rhetoric like that.
Democrats are going to be especially angered when hearing about analysis regarding the GOP’s new and improved future, especially in the near-term.
For instance, Dave Wasserman, a house editor with Cook Political Report, notes that Tuesday’s results bode well for 2022 midterms.
“Needless to say, tonight’s results are consistent w/ a political environment in which Republicans would comfortably take back both the House and Senate in 2022.” [Source: The Daily Wire]
Absolutely. Particularly if they (wisely) keep education at the forefront of their platforms.
Megyn Kelly, for instance, remarked that Tuesday’s results were in part due to parents rising up against the tyranny of public education.
“The domestic terrorists WOULD NOT BE SILENCED.” [Source: The Daily Wire]
They won’t be silent in 2022 either …
Author: Ofelia Thornton