2022 Midterm Elections Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Nov 29, 2022

Political polarization usually leads to balkanization and a corresponding migration pattern, as each faction of the nation’s population gathers together geographically. The Founding Fathers may have issued warnings against the people factionalizing, but they also provided outlets, such as powers…

by | Nov 28, 2022

Republicans continue to digest a disappointing midterm election. With the highest inflation in 40 years, escalating crime (including, for example, the highest murder count in Philadelphia’s history), a porous southern border fueling an overdose crisis, and a majority of the…

by | Nov 17, 2022

The 2022 midterm elections were, by any objective measure, tremendously disappointing for Republicans. As has already been discussed ad nauseam, the “red wave” that so many — yours truly included — had predicted simply did not materialize. The reasons for…

by | Nov 17, 2022

The cancer of early voting tightened its deadly grip on the American body politic in last week’s midterm elections. This is yet another destructive outcome of Nov. 8. The mad rush toward early voting accelerated thanks to another disease: COVID-19….

by | Nov 16, 2022

Republicans, especially those running for president in 2024, know how to get treated “respectfully” by the mainstream media: denounce or at least distance yourself from former President Donald Trump. Former Vice President Mike Pence has learned that lesson and is…

by | Nov 16, 2022

The midterm election results did not go as expected for Republicans, as the predicted red wave turned out to be more of a ruffle in races across the country. Republicans’ takeover of the House happened thanks to GOP victories in…

by | Nov 16, 2022

“Victory has a thousand fathers. Defeat is an orphan,” observed the late Democratic President John F. Kennedy. But that’s certainly not the view in the GOP, where those responsible for the party’s malaise, far from suffering the ostracism of the…

by | Nov 15, 2022

Watergate spelled doom and gloom for Republicans. Confused GOP voters rejected a movie actor whom America’s leftist media depicted as a warmonger and dummy. Jimmy Carter got elected president. However, Carter’s one term proved disastrous, with 18 percent interest rates, 14.8 percent inflation, and 444…

by | Nov 15, 2022

Gen Z is taking credit for quashing the projected midterm red wave. In the days following the Nov. 8 election, the claim echoed across the political landscape. Credit the kids, the 18-to-29-year-olds, for turning the red wave pink or —…

by | Nov 15, 2022

“Nothing.” That is what President Joe Biden promised to do differently after last week’s disappointing, frustrating, and confounding midterm elections. “I’m not going to change anything in any fundamental way,” Biden reiterated in the post-vote news conference on Wednesday. So,…

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