Skip to comments.There Was a Red Wave in Texas
Posted on 03/08/2018 6:46:37 AM PST by simpson96
RUSH: So going into the primary yesterday, we were told that this was going to be where we would all learn that the end for Trump is just months away. It was going to be the perfect storm built by the perfect recipes. Here we have a classic red state. And this red state has the kind of people in it that the left has never been able to beat. And they dont like em.
These are Texans. And they hunt, and they fish, they have guns, they drive big cars, they talk big, they live big, and they are, a vast majority, Republican. But Texas, Texas was gonna go blue in the primary yesterday because even that state was going to demonstrate how everybody finally has had their fill of Trump. Trump is now hated. Texas going blue would be the equivalent of North Korea adopting conservatism.
And it was gonna happen. It was only a matter of waiting for the votes to be tallied, because the hatred and disapproval of Trump is universal even in big, red Republican states. And this was going to be the harbinger. This was going to be the great indicator. This was going to be where we were going to learn how big a midterm election victory the Democrats were going to have in November. Did it happen?
Well, let me read to you a tweet here from the polling wizard at the New York Times. His name is Nate Cohn. I dont know if hes related to Gary Cohn but its spelled the same. Nate Cohn: Its nearly a 20-point GOP lead in the Texas primary. Democrat areas are still disproportionally left to report. GOP edge now at about 22 points, 61 to 39 percent. Dems should gain back some ground, but I suspect this wont prove to be the night they were imagining. None of their top candidates are posting great numbers. And this doesnt look like the vote of a blue Texas.
(Gasp!) Once again, the left building up their charges, building up their supporters, building up their voters. This was gonna be where all of this anger and all of this rage and all of that anger and rage justified, because Trump is an absolute SOB. Its right to hate Trump. Its healthy to hate Trump. Trump is a hateful figure. And Texas? Texas was going to be where the first wave of anti-Trump hate was seen at the ballot box, and there was gonna be enough of it to turn Texas into a Democrat stronghold. Its 61 to 39 GOP to Democrat.
New York Times: I suspect this wont prove to be the night they were imagining. None of their top candidates are posting great numbers. And this doesnt look like the vote of a blue Texas. And then theres this blog post: Texas Primaries Boast Record Turnout but Democrats Fall Short The 1.5 million Republican voters who turned out for the Texas primaries exceeds the previous record of 1.4 million in 2010. Wait a minute! I thought the Republicans were dejected; the Republicans were depressed!
The Republicans knew they had made a mistake in electing Trump, and the Republicans were guilty and feeling ashamed. The Republicans were not motivated at all. The Republicans were feeling depressed, and they were just gonna stay home. The Democrats? They were the ones motivated! They were the ones energized. They were gonna go out and they were gonna make mincemeat of the entire opposition. The Republican Party was so depressed, it wasnt even gonna show up and yet what really happened? A record Republican turnout in Texas!
Now, maybe not a record, but it exceeded Yes, it was because the previous record was 1.4 million seven years ago. Do you know whats interesting about seven years ago? It was 2010. Whats ? Does 2010 ring any bells, folks? 2010, Tea Party, midterm elections. 2010 is when the Democrats gigantic electoral losses began in the House, in the Senate, statehouses, governorships, the Democrats lost a total of 1,300 seats nationwide between 2010-2016, and thats when it began, 2010 2010, record Republican turnout, 1.4 million Texas.
Yesterday, that record was beaten: 1.5 million Republican voters. It wasnt a Republican high-energy primary. 2010 is also when Ted Cruz got the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate. Well, now, wait. The Democrats did have a record turnout, but it was nowhere near the Republican turnout, and heres another little statistic for you, ladies and gentlemen. Are you ready for this? If you take the combined votes in the Democrat primary, Ted Cruz beats them all. Ted Cruz earned 85% of the Republican vote.
If you add up the three Democrats in the Senate primary Beto ORourke, Sema Hernandez, and Edward Kimbrough those three dont even total 800,000. Ted Cruz with 1.1 million. Ted Cruz beat every Democrat running combined. This was not supposed to happen. This was not supposed to We were supposed to learn last night that Ted Cruz is gonna lose in November. Look, theres a lot of meaning to this, but Im out of time.
RUSH: So how do you get a record Republican turnout when the political science experts tell us that in off-year elections the party out of power cleans up? How does this happen? How do you get a record Republican turnout when the media was telling us that the Republicans are gonna stay home, they were depressed, they were down in the dumps, realized what a mistake they made with Trump, that the Democrats were energized?
I think were looking at a potential repeat of 2002 here. Weve got everything including a rehash of the Wellstone memorial, and the Democrats are not through irritating people. You know, for you people in the media and I dont mind giving you this heads up because I know you cant help yourselves. You cannot stop your roll. You cannot stop making the mistakes youre making because you are behaving irrationally.
So youre not gonna listen to a rational suggestion from me. But youre forgetting something. Youre forgetting theres another team on the field, and that team on the field is Republicans and Trump supporters, and youre forgetting that they have not grown tired of Trump. Trump still is what he was when he was running for president. Hes the only thing standing between us and you people on the left ruining this country.
We havent lost any enthusiasm for stopping you, and the more insane you get the more ludicrous, the more hate-filled, the more reactions like you had to the shooting in Florida, the more filth you produce in Hollywood, the more rotgut you demand we accept the more energized we all get. Youre not depressing us. You are ticking us off. And if you think Republicans and Trump supporters are gonna sit home because you have us depressed and thinking Trumps gone and that Trumps an idiot, you still dont know what hit you in 2016.
And if youre not careful, the same thing that happened to you in 2002 is gonna happen to you in November. Youre gonna wake up, and youre gonna lose 20 of those 25 Senate seats. You may have all the enthusiasm in the world. You may have all the hate-generated voter turnout you can produce. But the other side? Us? Were not sitting on the sidelines. And the more hate you gin up, the more rancor you create, the more chaos the more your media insults us each and every day thats all that much more energy were all gonna have to show up and vote in November.
And thats whats youre not factoring. And dont get mad at me for advising them, folks, cause they cant help themselves. They cant stop. They cant! Theyre on a mission to destroy Donald Trump. They cant stop themselves. They think theyre living in a world where there isnt much opposition to them. Thats why this election of 2016 is so weird. They dont get it. How can we lose? Were the majority! Were it. They havent the slightest idea the world in which they really live.
Hahahahaha. Vote in every election. Crush the LIBs/DIMs.
Because the back rooms of the union halls are crowded with volunteers desperately creating RAT votes to be dumped into the mix, and they won't report until the fraud is complete.
It seems that every time the media starts to gloat, the voters shoot them down.
But if the media stays quiet... well, then that’s when problems start.
The Democrat “dream” for Texas. Voters ban the right to bear arms. All forms of cruelty to animals banned - no more rodeos, no more hunting, no more fishing. All sports promoting violence banned - no more football. Sanctuary for all illegals. Lastly the Alamo and all statues of Texan pioneers destroyed as these symbols might offend. Did I miss anything?
Hey dems everywhere: You suck!!!
DEPOPULATE democrats, dirtbags, conmen, criminals, Clintons (good job) morons, marxists, progressives, punks, scumbags, socialists, totalitarians, tyrants, etc., etc. from the body politic.
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The commie ‘RATS want to use their DACA freeloaders as an issue in November. Sorry morons, GUNS and the Second Amendment TRUMP your DACAs every time. President Trump and the GOP needs to knock off their knee jerk reaction to the Parkland student shooting his classmates and let the ‘RAT gun grab play itself out at the polls in November.
Don’t overestimate the ‘red wave’. Losing by five points instead of by fifteen points is still losing.
Thanks for posting the good news about our Texas brothers and sisters kicking liberal butts across Texas in yesterday’s election.
This was only a red wave because turnout was greater. In order to accomplish the same thing in November, we need as good or greater turnout. Hopefully the fake news outrage machine will keep telling us why we should be royally pissed off.
In the book Freakanomics, the author describes exactly how liberal media and politicians use polls in advance to get out their voters, motivate their base, demoralize adversaries, and drive fundraising. They paint the story of inevitability to create momentum.
I feel more confident now that TCruz can stop O’Rourke, but never underestimate the determination of a TX Democrat to stop the Republican advance.
I’ll bet there are some big Dem donors who are wondering just where their money went.
November could be a huge red avalanche.
And all this winning in the primary with only 10% of GOP turnout. Can you imagine the destruction of the Demoncrat Party in Texas if 80%-90% of Republicans would turn out? Work and pray for that!
God bless Rush!
Abortion for all
And that worked so well in 2016 we all now salute vigorously with a “Heil Hillary!”, right????
The Democrats are a criminal enterprise and “Fake Beto” with his criminal background is their perfect candidate.
You're right Basket - democrats suck.
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