The midterm elections are just around the corner, and as we saw in 2016, a lot of polling and analysis was way off base. But even with that in mind, the way things seem to be trending has got to be causing some frayed nerves among the Democrats. Nate Silver now has this forecast with the election just 20 days out:
Nate Silver now forecasts Republicans have better chance of reaching at least 54 seats than Democrats have of taking over the U.S. Senate https://t.co/03XgLae3iL
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) October 17, 2018
Speaking of by-no-means-that-unlikely probabilities: There's about a 1 in 5 chance that the GOP *gains* 3 or more Senate seats. https://t.co/EM1K5gFMRq
— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) October 17, 2018
Have the Dems been counting their “blue wave” chickens before they hatched?
— Sandy appreciates you! (@RightGlockMom) October 17, 2018
It doesn’t look like the Senate Dems wild theatrics over Kavanaugh did their party any favors, that’s for sure.
Red Tsunami. Go for 60.
— Bob Mack ❌ (@CrockettLives) October 17, 2018