Monday, June 26, 2017

The Numbers Are In And Jon Ossoff Losing The Georgia Election Was Actually VERY GOOD News For Democrats | Addicting Info | The Knowledge You Crave

The Numbers Are In And Jon Ossoff Losing The Georgia Election Was Actually VERY GOOD News For Democrats | Addicting Info | The Knowledge You Crave

Last Tuesday, Georgia held a special election for its Atlanta House seat, which was vacated by Tom Price, who joined the Trump administration. Price won the seat in 2016 by nearly 24 percent, but still, Democrats were hoping that it would be a referendum on the Trump administration and Democrats would pull it out. They didn’t. Ossoff lost to anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ ├╝ber-Christian businesswoman, Karen Handel. The margin, though, was a slim 3.8 percent.



Narrowing that gap by more than 20 percent didn’t keep liberals from hand-wringing and doling out blame. Democrats blamed Nancy Pelosi, who has very little input over congressional candidates, but was nonetheless subjected to right-wing misogynistic and anti-gay smears (Pelosi is straight but, according to right-wingers, she has “San Francisco values.”)

  

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