Even on the news that the Democrats flipped a House seat in a special election Tuesday, pundits are warning that taking control of the House may not be as easy as it would seem. A roundup of editorials Wednesday takes a look at the issue.
Opinions from the left:
From The Washington Post: While a blue wave of Democratic candidates taking the House looks like a possibility, there are a few factors the left needs to consider.
From USA Today: Money matters in elections, and if the Democrats think enthusiasm will trump the power of the purse they will be sadly mistaken.
Barack Obama met with Eric Holder to review a strategy for the 2018 midterm elections. This year, Obama plans to visit some of the states on the group's high-priority list. https://t.co/LlmpG88E2U— NYT Politics (@nytpolitics) February 7, 2018
3. Dems squandering chance for gains in Congress
From the Louisville Courier-Journal: Democrats have handed the GOP a gift when it comes to messaging in the midterm elections. (Hint: Think of Nancy Pelosi saying “crumbs” about a million times).