2022 Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Nov 25, 2022

Dear Grandfather, up there in Heaven: The last time I saw you was in 1993 and, seeing as we liked to write to each other, I have decided to send some words your way today. You survived the Spanish Civil…

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 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,…

by | Nov 12, 2022

The Wall Street Journal placed a box with poll results right in the middle of its lead editorial on Thursday, Nov. 10. It cites its source as “Media exit poll, Nov. 8, 2022,” and it reads: Is your opinion of…

by | Nov 10, 2022

In what was an overall frustrating election night for Republicans, in which the oft-predicted “red wave” failed to materialize nationally, there was one state above all that provided a clear beacon of hope. That would be my adopted state of…

by | Nov 3, 2022

We’ll all be planted in front of our big screens on Tuesday night to watch election returns, hanging on every word, every prediction, every comment spoken by decision-desk habitués. The big, color-coded electronic maps will be lighting up, and the…

by | Oct 25, 2022

We’ll start this off by equating the physical characteristics of a political wave election with those of the more natural kind. Not so much for the benefit of our regular readers but perhaps for those of the Democrat trolls and…

by | Aug 5, 2022

The state of Tennessee managed to count the vast majority of its votes in a single night, a strange occurrence that demonstrates the inadequacy of other states’ election policies.  For the most part, Tennessee’s races were a sleepy affair. Gov….

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