So . . . “blue wave”, or not? The signals are mixed.

I’m finding the signals concerning the forthcoming mid-term elections to be decidedly mixed at present. On the one hand, you have the mainstream media conducting their polls, confidently predicting that the Democratic Party will dominate and take over Congress at least, and possibly even the Senate as well.  For example: With their supporters energized in opposition to Donald Trump, Democrats hold their widest advantage in midterm election vote preferences since 2006, when they seized control of both houses of Congress. Rebounding from a tighter contest in the spring, Democratic House candidates now lead their Republican opponents nationally by 52-38 percent among

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