Skip to comments.Vanity - What the assumed Conor Lamb Victory really means.
Posted on 03/14/2018 10:02:27 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
I posted something like this months back, but, I believe the supposed Democrat, "Conor Lamb" victory over Republican, "Rick Saccone" last evening is really proving my point made some months back.
I stated, it was my belief that the current Democrat Party was in a self-destruct mode following a road leading down to failure and collapse as a meaningful political party. Last night you witnessed the birth of a new Democrat Party, a necessary survival fallback to the once "Blue Dog Democrats".
The Democrat Party cannot and will not survive as a party of the far-left, progressive, socialist, anti-American Republic political party...the political party of Illegals, Gays, Trans Genders, etc. In a nation made of 320,000,000 people, who simply wish to live their lives in freedom and choice, limiting yourselves as political party with a very small base is no way to go through "major" political life.
The Democrats, if one is objective, are losing blue collar, middle class Americans and with great surprise, they are also losing African-Americans & Hispanic-Americans by the thousands everyday. And, to boot, the leadership of the Democrat Party is strongly anti-religion in a very religious country.
So, what happens.....The Democrat "Lamb" probable victory last evening is in IMHO, a great predictor of the future to come. Our nation within a few years will still only have two (2) major political parties, one a Center Moderate (Democrat), based and the other a Conservative, Right Wing (Republican) based.
No matter what the media or the present Democrat Party shout out, they will get politically slaughtered in the upcoming, Mid-Term election, mainly in the US Senate. There is no way for them to reform in time to effect that outcome. Look for a Democrat wipe out in the Mid Terms, followed by a transformation of the entire Democrat party mantra and structure from A-Z. Liberalism & Socialism is an idea that has long passed. Actually it is already dead and buried!!! Stay tuned, for the fun and games!!!
You failed to mention why a democrat win proves the democrats will get slaughtered.
How did Trump’s actual vote total compare the the vote totals yesterday? Did the Rep get more or fewer actual votes?
Agreed - at least one premise is missing: is Lamb a centrist (or did he run as one)?
In order to properly answer your question you need to look at the Ten Democrat Senators that are in serious trouble in getting re-elected. I am predicting the Democrats will lose Eight to Twelve US Senate seats in this coming Mid-Term election.
The national republicans do NOT have the will to win.
I think it would be more accurate to predict that “progressives” will get slaughtered. Lamb did not run as a progressive but as an anti-Pelosi moderate.
Those are reasons why the democrat should have lost this congressional race. Can you explain why he [apparently] won? Or why the race was even close?
It’s aggravating, but ...
If Lamb holds on and wins the special election, he still has to run again in November, does he not?
There will be a chance to field a better candidate. Lamb will have a record of voting with Nancy Pelosi 90+% of the time by then. And Democratic megadonora will not have the chance to concentrate all their money in a single race for a month.
That answers the question. Thank you. :)
“Rick Saccone, bad candidate .That’s all I can say.
Saccone was selected by party insiders. And yet, given that his total spending (including RNC numbers) exceeded Lamb’s and he had no sex scandal to worry about, he seriously underperformed. Just goes to show that nominees generated by the electorate (e.g. Roy Moore) aren’t automatically worse than the ones generated in smoke-filled rooms by the party’s elite.
Before making that proclamation, I think it might be a good idea to observe how Mr. Lamb behaves after he takes the oath of office (assuming he actually did win).
"Bait and switch" politicians are by no means a rare species.
They spent a bajillion dollars and bused in thousands of voters for one seat, and they’re broke.
This means nothing in terms of next November.
The term “moderate Democrat” is an oxymoron. They are only moderate when running for office, not when they are in office, as exhibited by Bart Stupak and the so-called pro-life Democrats.
Lamb was an Ivy League grad, younger, better-looking and heir to a well-known name in local politics.
Unless he waits until after November to show his true colors.
Generally concur. This is my takeaway from the election of Lamb. He ran as a very conservative candidate and he had no voting record to prove otherwise.
The base of the Democrat Party has moved hard left. The base will never, ever allow or stand for any candidate like Lamb. Therefore, they will be forced to run Bernie-bots... and lose.
This Lamb guy will have about 8 months in office, if Paul Ryan and the RNC were smart, they’d force Lamb to out himself with floor votes. We’ll see if they have the will to do this or not.
What is accurate is that the Repubs need good candidates.
No, it is the same, lefty Rat party. The Rats will still cheer for abortion, demand the disarmament of the American people, and will foist single-payer, national health care on us all.
It will depend on demographics. Pelosi’s district voters would not allow a Lamb like can candidate be the nominonee in a primary. And no republican is going to win her district. A Pelosi like candidate in that PA district would have been slaughtered last night.
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