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Could GOP Red Tide Crush Democratic Blue Wave in Midterm Elections?

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As the November midterm elections barrel ever closer and closer, you can almost literally hear the wind being sucked out of the sails of the Democratic Party, who for months on end have claimed that there was going to be a “blue wave” across the country.

Meaning they were convinced that since Trump is president and everyone hates the man — they don’t really, that’s just the perception of the left — that they would easily take back Congress as revenge for the president stomping Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

However, it seems that, thanks to the treatment of Brett Kavanaugh during his SCOTUS confirmation hearing, and the overall positive performance of President Trump, a red tide is forming and pushing back.

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Jason Vogel is fired up to vote. He says his passion crystallized two weeks ago when he saw just how chaotic Washington would be if the Democrats seized power in Congress. When Democratic senators smeared Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as an attempted rapist without proof, and angry protestors stormed the Capitol, he says he grew increasingly concerned.

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“Hard to imagine that occurring every day, but you begin to realize that is exactly what would happen if I didn’t turn out to vote,” he said.

Vogel is with his family at the Erie Insurance Arena to rally for Trump and local GOP Congressman Mike Kelly, who is running for re-election. The Vogels are seated far away from the stage, but that doesn’t seem to dampen their enthusiasm.

The 40-year-old union steward for the local Teamsters 397 says he became motivated to vote for Kelly when he realized everything important to him is being championed by President Trump and is on Kelly’s ballot: “The Second Amendment, trade, job creation and keeping a good economy going, that comes to a daily fight if the Republicans lose the midterms,” he said.

“A lot of my friends feel the same way. We ask ourselves, ‘Why would you vote Democrat?’ Our lives certainly weren’t better under their way of doing business.”

If you’re still not convinced that a large portion of Americans have flipped against left-wing ideology and policy positions, just look at the size of the audience gathering at Trump rallies. At an event in Erie, the president was flabbergasted by the fact the venue was packed out and that 14,000 more people were outside who couldn’t get in.

Think about it.

That’s a heck of a lot of people.

It truly does not appear that things are going to be a walk in the park for the left like they have assumed up to this point, which means they’re likely going to play really dirty if the red tide crushes the blue wave.

You think you’ve seen the left participate in violence before, things could end up getting very rough if that scenario unfolds.

For Amy Westbrook, a Republican who says she’s an occasional ticket splitter, voting in the midterms means preserving things that are important to her, like traditional values. “I just heard Mike Kelly for the very first time. I like what I heard,” she said.

Standing in the overflow crowd at the rally, Westbrook says she wasn’t energized by the Kavanaugh theatrics, though she did scrutinize the hearings. “I really wanted to hear both sides and get to the truth, that was important to me,” she said.

She’s not always a fan of the president’s demeanor, “but I am happy with the results,” she said.

At the end of the day, the average American voter is not a big fan of radical left-wing policies, having lived under them for almost a decade and witnessing their destructive influence on both liberty and the economy. They’re ready for something different, and the hysterics by progressives over Kavanaugh and the total disregard they have for due process is only cementing the love for Trump.

Guess these folks will just never learn.

Source: NY Post

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Marco Rubio Gets Confronted By MSNBC Host Over Saying Some Journalists ‘Giddy’ Over COVID-19

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Sen. Marco Rubio has found himself in the hot seat with MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle after making the comment that some journalists are thrilled over the spread of the coronavirus, a statement he defended. Ruhle asked Rubio to explain the tweet which he made earlier in the week, noting a portion where he said: “Some in our media can’t contain their glee & delight in reporting that the U.S. has more #CoronaVirus cases than #China…Beyond being grotesque, it’s bad journalism.” https://twitter.com/marcorubio/status/1244279416819273729 Here’s more from Washington Examiner: “I need to ask you this, because I’m a journalist,” Ruhle said. “We’re not just some personalities. You called out journalism. And I need to understand why on earth you did this.” Rubio said some journalists are “doing exactly what I said.” “Well, because there are some journalists that were doing exactly what I said,” the Florida Republican responded. “I read reports about how some Republicans are doing this, or some members of Congress are doing that. I don’t know what other word to describe who’s doing something and who isn’t.” Rubio gave a few examples of certain situations where he believes that journalists expressed happiness in reporting on coronavirus figures and noted that he said “some” not all journalists were behaving this way. https://twitter.com/TPMLiveWire/status/1246081048846401536 Rubio found support among many on the right, including Caleb Hull who tweeted: https://twitter.com/CalebJHull/status/1244311946817671173 The bottom line is, there are probably some journalists who are excited by the prospects that this virus is providing for the progressive movement. After all, Democrats are using this situation to try and pass a bunch of pet projects they want made law through inside these coronavirus relief packages, so is it so far fetched to think liberal journalists might think the same way? Regardless, here’s to hoping this all goes away sooner rather…

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CNN Anchor Brooke Baldwin Latest Journalist To Test Positive For Coronavirus

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Another CNN anchor has now tested positive for coronavirus. Brooke Baldwin stated on Friday that she has tested positive for the illness after suddenly experiencing flu-like symptoms. This comes a week after fellow anchor, Chris Cuomo, announced that he had contracted the illness and would be attempting to do his job from home. Cuomo has been quarantined to his basement where he has been filming his show ever since. Here’s more from The Washington Examiner: “I am OKAY,” she wrote on social media. “I’ve been social distancing. Doing ALL the things we’re being told to do. Still — it got me.” Baldwin is the second CNN anchor to contract the virus. Chris Cuomo said Tuesday he began feeling sick after being “exposed to people in recent days who have subsequently tested positive.” According to her statement, Baldwin is taking time off to recover. “I look forward to being back on [TV] and seeing. You real soon,” Baldwin said.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Brooke Baldwin (@brooke_baldwin) on Apr 3, 2020 at 9:44am PDT While it’s easy to be vicious toward our political enemies, even in times like these, we should all be wishing Baldwin well as she battles this horrible sickness. This disease has been making folks very ill and really been difficult for many, especially those who are immunocompromised to deal with. Here’s to praying and hoping Baldwin doesn’t experience any complications and is able to come back to work soon.

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