May 11, 2021 ☼ gop ☼ tactics ☼ midterms
Source: The New York Times - Link
The attack vividly illustrated the emerging Republican strategy for an intensive drive to try to take back the House and the Senate in the 2022 midterm elections. Republicans are mostly steering clear of Democrats’ economic initiatives that have proved popular, such as an infrastructure package and a stimulus law that coupled pandemic relief with major expansions of safety-net programs, and are focusing instead on polarizing issues that stoke conservative outrage.
This is expected. I see this in Hagedorn’s missives. Anything D’s do is “extreme leftist,” “socialist,” “unconstitutional,” or “anti-american”. There are lots of loaded words in these official communications. Campaigns are going to be a lot worse.
It’s a good thing I never watch commercial TV.