2018 Senate Elections:
Captain Obvious Burgess Everett of Politico articulates what we already know: that the NRSC would very much like to expand on its majority as a larger majority would make passing the Republican agenda far more facile.
The Art of The Trade Deal: In astonishment, we learned last week that our
social engineering tax tariff-loving POTUS had struck a tentative agreement with the EU to reduce trade barriers. However, said covenant contained little in the way of relief for farmers—hence the announcement of yet more federal subsidies for an industry already heavily subsidized by the federal government. With several key races in the Midwest this fall, particularly ND-Sen, the bring about of the trade war on farmers should concern Republican strategists.
Shutdown Corner: The very dishonest Washington Post attempts to disentangle the Donald’s strategy behind calling for a shutdown. The publication, of course, goes out on a limb in assuming that the Donald put any thought into this at all. I’m sure, however, that the NRCC and NRSC appreciate his posturing…