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Be Careful About 2020

As my friend Barry Casselman wrote over the weekend, don’t jump to conclusions about 2020.

First, It may be wise to remember that no one predicted after the 2006 midterms that Senator Obama would be nominated or elected in 2008.   Second, do you remember anyone talking about Donald Trump bursting on stage and winning the election in 2016?   I certainly did not see them coming.

Let’s consider a couple of things about 2020:

1) President Reagan, President Clinton, and President Obama were elected after losing a lot of seats in their first midterm.

2) President Trump will actually be running against a Democrat in 2020.  We will have a choice rather than a theoretical debate about this or that.

I agree with Daniel McCarthy:

For all the good news 2018’s midterms have given Democrats — a House majority, a Senate seat from Arizona, seven more governorships, and an all-blue congressional delegation from Orange County — they have also shown that President Trump has a clear path to re-election in 2020. […]


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