What do the results of Tuesday’s elections really tell us about politics? A roundup of editorials Thursday takes a look at the issue.
Opinions from the Right:
From The Federalist: The elections were telling, but maybe what they told is that, traditionally, we don’t like whoever is in power.
Democrats may have done well simply because white, conservative, rural Republicans didn’t show up. https://t.co/0Dc1iETqeI— Vox (@voxdotcom) November 8, 2017
From The Daily Caller: The election was a “massacre for Republicans” in Virginia, but Virginia isn’t what Virginia used to be.
Elections from Virginia to Washington produced Democratic victories, prompting both parties to revisit campaign plans https://t.co/5maY9tXfP1— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) November 9, 2017
From Real Clear Politics: Democrats would be smart to use the results of the Virginia election to turn out the vote in 2018.