How ’defund the police' sabotaged Democrats on Election Day
Contributor: Clarence Page
Democrats won the White House, whether President Donald Trump wants to face that non-alternative fact or not.
But, as the celebratory confetti and honking car horns settled down, new disputes broke out in the famously factional party over how and why they lost just about everywhere else.
They expected to flip the Senate back from Republican control. But they didn’t.
They expected to gain seats in the House as they did in the 2018 midterms, but instead they lost seats — in some of the same purple districts that they won two years ago.