The Republicans must win two Senate seats in Georgia to stop the Democrats from pushing their radical Left agenda through Congress and onto Joe Biden’s desk to sign.
Republican Senators Kelly Loefller and David Perdue are both facing Democrat challengers in a runoff election. In Georgia, if a candidate fails to reach 50% of the vote, they go to a second round of voting.
The Washington Post reported, “Democrats hope that the candidate challenging Loeffler in the runoff, the Rev. Raphael Warnock — the pastor at Atlanta’s iconic Ebenezer Baptist Church, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once preached — will help energize Black voters.
Perdue, elected in 2014, faces Democrat Jon Ossoff, a documentary filmmaker running his first statewide race.”
Regardless of what the final results of the presidential election are (and they’re still not official, no matter what the media claims), I am far more optimistic about the short-term prospects of the country. The dreaded Blue wave didn’t occur and the Republicans—barring losing the two runoff Senate races in Georgia—will retain the United States Senate. They severely ate into Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
At the state level, the Republicans kept control of state legislatures, which are responsible for redistricting and won 8 of 11 governorships. All in all, it was a great election for the Republican Party.
Even if Joe Biden becomes president, he won’t be able to shepherd the Bernie Sanders/Joe Biden unity platform through Congress if the Republicans win even one of the Senate races in Georgia.
That means no court-packing, no Green New Deal, no adding D.C. and Puerto Rico as states, no ending the legislative filibuster, no tax increases, and definitely NO gun confiscation.
There will be no government option or Medicare for All, and there will be no Constitutional amendment to abolish the Electoral College. If the Democrats would have had a supermajority in Congress, along with the presidency, many if not all of these policies would have been implemented, and conservatives would have had no recourse to stop them.
Like they did in other Senate races, the Democrats are going to spend big money to defeat the two Republican incumbents in the Peach State.
Despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars to knock out senators like Lindsey Graham and Susan Collins, the Democrat donors got a poor return on their investment.
Both Graham and Collins appear to be on their way to a substantial victory. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel thrashed his opponent in Kentucky and is on the cusp of retaining the title of Majority Leader.
Former Democratic governor John Hickenlooper beat Republican Sen. Cory Gardner in Colorado and former astronaut Mark Kelly beat Republican Sen. Martha McSally in Arizona. But Republican Tommy Tuberville, the former Auburn University football coach, defeated Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in Alabama to offset those GOP losses.
In North Carolina, incumbent Senator Thom Tillis defeated his Democrat challenger, Cal Cunningham. This was a seat that the Democrats thought they had locked up earlier this fall.
It is vital that the Republicans win the Senate contests in Georgia. They will have to fend off a ferocious onslaught of money and high-profile campaigners who will descend on the state.
The stakes couldn’t be higher.