James Pethokoukis

Obamanomics to blame for historic Democratic midterm collapse

November 3, 2010

It wasn’t just the economy, stupid. The historic losses suffered Tuesday by Democrats in the U.S. midterm elections owe as much to the unpopular and off-point agenda of President Barack Obama as it does to high unemployment. A policy pivot might have limited the damage, but the White House failed to recognize the trouble until too late.

Obama’s Great Miscalculation and the midterms

November 2, 2010

Republican pollster Steve Lombardo nails it with this piece of analysis (via The Daily Caller):

10 reasons the GOP might do even better than expected

November 2, 2010

My call is 64 and 9. But Super-smart, super-plugged-in Washington political analyst Dan Clifton of Strategas lays out his reasoning for a mega-tsunami:

Reviewing the midterm election pre-mortems

October 29, 2010

Let’s assume the Republicans take the House and the Democrats hold the Senate. What will it all mean and what will happen next?  My two cents: I think it will be response by voters who think Obama hasn’t done enough to boost the economy and that the stuff he has done has been ineffective and off-point at best, harmful at worst.  Here’s what are some other folks saying: