Elections as Temper Tantrums

Elections as Temper Tantrums

Two out of three American voters don’t like the Democrats. Three out of four don’t like the Republicans. But get this: registered voters told Gallup they’re going to vote for Republicans over Democrats by a 10-point margin.

 Eugene Robinson explains:

“According to polls, Americans are in a mood to hold their breath until they turn blue. Voters appear to be so fed up with the Democrats that they’re ready to toss them out in favor of the Republicans — for whom, according to those same polls, the nation has even greater contempt. This isn’t an ‘electoral wave,’ it’s a temper tantrum.”

“The spoiled-brat American electorate,” Eugene Robinson, Washington Post.

 

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