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Tsunamis vs. Waves

As soon as it became apparent that Democrats would win the U.S. House, analysts began asking whether this was a wave” election.
It wasn’t. It was a tsunami.
It’s easy not to understand this because most political scientists aren’t taught the difference between a wave and a tsunami.”

Dana Blankenhorn

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Dana goes on …

The waves that daily hit the shore of the Bonzai Pipeline, on Hawaii’s northwest coast are often 12 feet high. But a wave, no matter how high, will break upon the beach and do no damage, except perhaps to the surfer who doesn’t catch it right.”  
A tsunami, on the other hand, is caused by forces deep inside the Earth. A tsunami may be shorter than an ordinary wave, but it will do tremendous damage, because of the enormous power behind it.”

.. and with that - at a stroke we see where he is coming from … and I think … hope(?) that he is right.

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