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Fri May 6, 2022, 11:18 PM

Nate Silver on the Roe V Wade thing


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Nate Silver
@NateSilver538
Why Roe could matter, electorally: Voters like the status quo, and usually the party out of power doesn't get to enact major policy changes. Roe being overturned would be a *major* exception and would remind voters how much power Republicans have via courts and state governments.
9:03 AM May 6, 2022


It is a clear reminder that the party in control of Congress and the presidency is not actually the party in power.

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Response to ColinC (Original post)

Fri May 6, 2022, 11:21 PM

1. It doesn't help that it is a 50-50 Senate either, so I would use that term majority loosely with

Manchin and Sinema

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Response to JohnSJ (Reply #1)

Fri May 6, 2022, 11:24 PM

2. Truth

Democrats really don't have much power. The courts have functioned as an effective foil for the Democrats which could definitely be helpful in November.

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Response to ColinC (Reply #2)

Fri May 6, 2022, 11:28 PM

3. Still I hope Roe finally is the issue that throw republicans out of power

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Response to JohnSJ (Reply #3)

Fri May 6, 2022, 11:35 PM

4. I have been sure that if that happened, it would

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It is terrible that it got to this point, but electorally I see it as quite advantageous for Democrats.


Also this tweet was shared by Dave Wasserman. His whole narrative of Democrats having a horrible year may be taking a strong turn the other direction not too long from now.

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Response to ColinC (Reply #4)

Sat May 7, 2022, 12:57 AM

5. I hope so Colin. Dave Wasserman is from the Cook Political Report, and his analysis is

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usually right on

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Response to JohnSJ (Reply #5)

Sat May 7, 2022, 01:46 AM

6. Agreed

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