What looks like a good chance to pick up a majority of seats in the House could be turning into a wash, thanks to some big blunders by Democrats. A roundup of editorials Wednesday takes a look at the issue.
From Roll Call: What have Democrats done for voters? So far, make fun of their paychecks.
Republicans & Democrats who see a better year ahead differ in their reasons why:— Pew Research Center (@pewresearch) February 4, 2018
Among Republicans: 36% cite the economy, jobs or the stock market; 23% cite Trump or his policies
Among Democrats: 26% are generally optimistic; 18% cite the midterm electionshttps://t.co/Xn3BNir36y pic.twitter.com/3elrzF0cM2
From the New York Daily News: The Democrats should learn that money in your pocket, however small the amount, is still money in your pocket.
.@gusportela: "Hispanic voters have been a central tenet of the Democratic voters that come out during midterm elections, and why should Democrats come to the table at this point when they don't want to risk them staying home?" pic.twitter.com/2OkgAomxib— Fox News (@FoxNews) February 4, 2018
From columnist Bernard Goldberg: The GOP may not be saved in the midterms by the tax plan, but Democrats are doing everything they can to help them out.