Posted BY: Clarice Feldman
The internet this week is full of election projections and Elon Musk’s moves to clean up Twitter. Starting with the last item – Twitter — he’s just discharged 2700 employees, saving the company hundreds of millions of dollars in wages and perquisites, fired the board, and made himself its sole member. A number of woke corporations, including General Mills and Volkswagen, have canceled their Twitter ads. Musk seems to be interested in following a suggestion that he lists all those canceling companies which are trying to starve him of revenue so that consumers can decide if they wish to keep patronizing those companies that prefer censoring them to an open free-speech forum. Expect as well many tales of woe from discharged Twitterati, because the Left enjoyed that they had — in addition to the mainstream media — captured a major source of alternate media, one that blocked, censored, and diminished the voices of those with different opinions and unheralded facts. They are truly sad to see this monopoly ended.
It really does look like there will be a red tsunami at the polls, even accounting for the Democrats’ well-known election tricks.
Real Clear Politics’ latest projections on Saturday are that the Republicans will take 228 seats in the House of Representatives and 54 seats in the Senate. To have a real majority, considering the Stalinist-type lockstep voting of their opponents and the perfidy and stupidity of senators like Romney, Murkowski (where stacked voting may allow her an undeserved win) and Collins, they will need more than 51 seats to have an effective voting majority.
Political analyst Michael Barone, who is a reliable predictor of such things, confirms the Republican wave appears likely: