There has been a great deal of talk of late regarding a potential “red wave” coming to Congress in November, and evidence of such a possibility has now reared its head.
The sheer incompetence of the Biden administration has made it seem unlikely for the Democrats to gain any seats in either Chamber of Congress in November, and it has sparked a concerning realization for the White House regarding the calculus of the second half of the President’s first term.
And while some have held out hope that these estimates are simply wrong, news out of The Golden State may put that hope to bed rather quickly.
Two of America’s most famously progressive cities may take right turns Tuesday, when California and six other states hold primary elections.
This year’s sixth round of primary elections will feature no major Senate or gubernatorial battles. But primaries will determine who may end up representing millions of Americans in California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota.
Even in L.A. there is talk of a conservative awakening.
In Los Angeles, long-simmering frustrations with issues like homelessness and crime have made an ex-Republican billionaire the unlikely front-runner to be the next mayor of the heavily Democratic megacity.
Rick Caruso, a major real estate developer who only recently joined the Democratic Party and received a rare endorsement from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has spent more than $34 million on his campaign — nearly 10 times more than his main opponent, six-term Democratic Rep. Karen Bass.
The other city on the brink of shocking the nation is San Francisco, where a massive liberal exodus shares some of the responsibility for the sudden change.