Gallup: GOP Appears Poised to Win Big
The latest Gallup poll shows that Tea Party-fueled blind rage is probably going to result in big wins for the Republican Party. This will go down as the most thoroughly astroturfed election in history.
President Obama had better warm up his veto pen.
Get ready for two years of GOP-driven gridlock, attempts to criminalize abortion, attempts to sneak creationism into schools, big dividends for big business, and more time wasted in not dealing with one of humanity’s most pressing problems — climate change.
In one way, this is standard American politics; the party in power nearly always loses seats in midterm elections. But this crop of Republican candidates is the farthest right bunch of outright loons I’ve ever seen, in all the years I’ve been watching politics. We’re in uncharted territory and the fanatics are coming.