Jonathan Chait tells the liberals that Republicans have the edge this election and warns that the result of this year’s presidential election will be consequential.
In practice, then, Democrats have just one election that gives them a remotely fair chance to win: the presidential election. They have no chance to control the House or to wield effective control over the Senate. The whole weight of the partyâ€™s agenda â€” protecting health-care reform, progressive taxation, and everything else that might be mowed down by Republican-controlled government â€” rests on Barack Obamaâ€™s shoulders.
Meanwhile, Gerard Van der Leun gloats: It’s Over. Romney’s the Next President. Obama is Toasted as Brown as a Benghazi Safehouse.
Relax. We got this.