Mike’s Midterm Tsunami Truth #3
The Haters, the Bigots and the Supremacists Always Lose in the End
(A daily series to counter the reporting that the Republicans are going to win the House and Senate)
The reason we’re going to win in November is because the other side is a bunch of losers. Big losers. Bad losers. Sore losers.
And everything they’re doing right now is setting themselves up to lose again. Big Time.
Aside from the examples above, consider this one overwhelming fact:
The Republicans have lost the popular vote in SEVEN of the last EIGHT Presidential elections. That means in the last 34 years, since George the First was elected in 1988, they’ve only won the popular vote ONCE (George W in 2004, and only by one state)! That’s how badly the majority of the American people do not want the Republicans running this country.
Only because of the slave states’ demand for the Electoral College — and the Republicans’ #1 job of gerrymandering and voter suppression — do we even have to still deal with their misogyny, their destruction of Planet Earth, their love of guns and greed, and their laser-focused mission to bury our Democracy.
In the 2018 midterms, despite the Democrats receiving over 18 million more votes than the Republicans received for their Senate candidates, the Democrats remained the minority party in the Senate, holding only 47 seats to the Republicans’ 53 Senate seats. Again, the Dems LOST the Senate by winning the most votes (for our international audience still trying to figure this out — don’t. It’s not worth it). So the American public, wanting the Democrats to control the Senate, gave the Dems 59.3% of their votes, with the “winning” Republicans receiving only 39.1% of the votes. This system must be changed.
In the same 2018 midterm election, the voters gave the House to the Democrats with over 7 million more votes than House Republicans.
"So Mike, how are we actually going to win this time?"
Because they made a mistake. They pushed too far.
And this November, the Republicans are going to get whacked by an even larger loser mallet, wielded by the same arm of America that defeated the Confederacy in 1865, that defeated the Nazis in 1945, and that saved our Democracy in 2020, and again on January 6th, 2021.
Because that’s who we are. The side the majority of America sides with.
Write it on your mirror! And stay in that mindset for the next 42 days.
SIX WEEKS TO VICTORY!
Note: Regarding the graphic at the top of this piece, I know there are some of you who don’t approve of conflating the modern day American fascists with the Nazis of old. That we as Americans had nothing to do with those original Nazis over in Germany. Here are a few links that may help you:
1. There were MANY Americans who admired Hitler and supported the policies of the Nazi Party. In 1939, 20,000 New Yorkers packed Madison Square Garden for a pro-Nazi rally billed as a “Pro American Rally.”
Watch the 7-minute Oscar-nominated short film A Night At The Garden directed by Marshall Curry.
2. Numerous American corporations did not want to give up their markets in Germany and Nazi-occupied Europe. So they kept operating under different names — General Motors as Opel, Coca-Cola as Fanta, IBM as Deutsche Hollerith-Maschinen Gesellschaft (after all, the Nazis needed their business machines to keep track of all those numbers tattooed on the arms of Jews in the concentration camps). The American companies hid their profits in Swiss Bank accounts. This story is now long forgotten.
Read the book: “Trading with the Enemy: An Exposé of the Nazi-American Money Plot, 1933-1949” by Charles Higham.
3. Last week, Ken Burns premiered his latest documentary on PBS: “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” a shameful history of the little-told story of American efforts to prevent escaping Jews from entering the United States, among other “lapses” of moral judgment.
Watch on PBS.org.
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