October 14, 2010

WHO WILL TELL PRESIDENT CANUTE?:

21 Days to Go and Democrats Facing a 60 - 70 Seat Loss (Steve Lombardo, 10/13/10, Huffington Post)

[L]et's just come out and say it: there is no reason to think that Republicans will do any worse than 1994 (when they picked up 54 seats) and there is plenty of data to suggest that it will, in fact, be a better year for the GOP. Our projection--based on all current available data--is that the GOP will gain between 60 and 70 House seats in November.

The White House and Democrats want this election to be a "choice," but midterms are rarely ever "choice" elections--that's what Presidential elections are for. Instead, midterms are a referendum on the President and the party in power. So let's look at the key metrics that we use to evaluate voter perceptions of the President and Congress...

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 14, 2010 6:10 AM
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