US midterms : Not red tsunami, more like a ripple

But it was a bad night for Donald Trump

ON THE eve of the 2020 presidential election, many Democrats anticipated that after four years of disruption and scandal in the White House, an anti-President Donald Trump electoral backlash would translate into a "blue wave" under which, in addition to capturing the White House, their party would also sweep into the House of Representatives and the Senate and bury the Republicans.

Well, Democratic Candidate Joe Biden did win the election, but only by a narrow margin of several (tens of) thousands of votes in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Georgia, and Arizona.

And the Democrats actually ended up losing some seats in the House and failed to take over the Senate - the outcome a clear message to them and...



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