Another day, some more poll work, another home-grown terrorist shooting. Two generations ago, much of my wife’s family lived in the section of Pittsburgh where the incident took place, and some of them are still there. Needless to say, she was quite concerned, as was I.
We may take back the House on the 6th, but the evil that has always been abroad in this land, now raising its head once again, will still be with us. We have no choice but to fight it relentlessly.
If Nate Silver is to be believed, young Ryan Watts has very little chance of upsetting Mark Walker here in the NC 6th CD, but he may well reduce Walker’s margin from 18 points to 5 or 6, which should put it genuinely in play in 2020. I leave it to other candidates better situated actually to flip their districts.
One does what one can.