Jonathan Chait

The Weekly Standard Is Taunting Me

By

When I wrote an item about the relentless political boosterism that the Weekly Standard--"The Weekly Standard, Where It's Always Good News For Republicans"--I expected the magazine to pull back just a tad on the cheerleading, at least for a bit. Instead I now see this:

The good news for Republicans in 2010 is they’re ahead in 6 races for Senate seats now held by Democrats and lead or are tied in 6 open seats where Republicans are retiring. In the House, Republicans figure to win a minimum of 20 seats, as things now stand. They’re a good bet to have a majority of the nation’s governors after the midterm elections in November. The bad news? There is no bad news.

There's never any bad news.

Loading Related Articles...
Article Tools
SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS

Show all 3 comments

You must be a subscriber to post comments. Subscribe today.