Brace Yourselves: The Democrats Need the Midterms to be a Mudfight

Published May 2, 2022

Washington Post

It is just six months until the midterms, and Democrats are still trying to figure out what to tell voters. That’s a terrible sign for a party that controls all the levers of power in Washington. So brace yourselves, Republicans.

Because the last hope of drowning politicos everywhere is fear and loathing, and we’re already seeing the signs that that’s where the Democrats are headed.

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Henry Olsen is a Washington Post columnist and a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

Photo by Karen Maes on Unsplash

Henry Olsen, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, studies and provides commentary on American politics. His work focuses on how America’s political order is being upended by populist challenges, from the left and the right. He also studies populism’s impact in other democracies in the developed world.

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