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Biden, Democrats have only themselves to blame for voters flocking to GOP

You could almost forgive the Democratic Party for trying to do anything it can — like, say, primetime congressional hearings — to change the national narrative headed into the midterm election this fall because it is shaping up to be historic, and not in a good way for the left.

With President Joe Biden’s approval rating falling rapidly, with inflation and fuel prices skyrocketing, with the southern border crisis continuing with no end in sight and with Democrats seemingly possessing no ability to stop it, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out which party stands to benefit — the Republicans.

Now, it’s basically par for the course for a president’s party to lose seats in Congress in the midterm no matter what. With very limited exceptions, that has been a reliably predictable phenomenon no matter which party boasts the chief executive as a member.

But this year, the evidence suggests Democrats could be in not just for a small loss, but for a red tsunami of rebellion against their failed policies.

The Associated Press recently reported that nationwide, more than 1 million voters have switched to the Republican Party this year. The AP says this is happening in all parts of the country — red states, blue states and “purple” states like Pennsylvania — in all types of locations — urban, suburban and rural.

These aren’t people who are hard-line conservatives. These are largely swing voters who are outright rejecting the policies of the Biden-led Democratic Party. People don’t have to change parties to vote Republican, but they’re going to the trouble of doing it anyway, meaning they not only want to vote against Democrats, but disassociate themselves from that party as well.

That should be a giant red flag for the blue team.

“Biden and Democrats are woefully out of touch with the American people, and that’s why voters are flocking to the Republican Party in droves,” Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel told the AP.

She predicted that “American suburbs will trend red for cycles to come” because of “Biden’s gas hike, the open border crisis, baby formula shortage and rising crime.”

Perhaps most telling was that the Democratic National Committee declined an AP request for comment on the matter.

Those Democrats who seem to be doing better than average — such as Pennsylvania candidate for U.S. Senate John Fetterman, who early polls show has a sizable lead on Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz — are smartly running as an outsider and not on the standard Democratic platform.

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see 2+2=4 here.

People don’t want to pay more for less, which is exactly what they’re getting with Biden Democrats in charge. People want their leaders to fight for them, not for blind loyalty to some national party platform. People want to believe their country is secure and not vulnerable to anyone willing to waltz right across the southern border and what they might do to us or bring here.

If Democrats take big losses nationally in November and lose control of both houses of Congress, as the numbers right now suggest is going to happen, they’ll have no one to blame but themselves and their ineffective president.

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