“A record 114 million Americans went to the polls and did what they tend to do in normal presidencies. Since World War II, the average loss for the president’s party in a midterm is 30 House seats. Mr. Trump’s party appears to have lost 35. (Barack Obama’s Democrats lost 63 in 2010.) This wasn’t the registering of a national rejection, more like business as usual.”
“For an outlandish president, business as usual is a bit of a boost.”
I have read a few articles now with journalists waxing lyrical about how high voter turn out was. But that is relative. Mid Term turnout typically sucks. And this mid term turn out sucked. Sorry. It did.