The lessons of 2016 never really stuck with the Democrats, did they?
Four years ago, as the nation prepared for the final votes to be cast on election day, there was quite a bit of surreal mockery going around. The liberal left and the mainstream media were both completely shocked that the GOP actually chose Donald Trump as their nominee, and even more stunned that anyone thought that he had any shot of winning. He was a reality television star with enough baggage to clog an airport.
But, as it turned out, the American people were just so sick and tired of the status quo in Washington DC that they were willing to take a chance, and Trump’s victory took everyone by surprise – including Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, who hadn’t even written a concession speech.
Now, with four days to go in 2020, Nancy Pelosi appears to have the same sort of arrogance that the entire Democratic Party had four years ago.
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“I feel very confident that Joe Biden will be elected president on Tuesday,” Pelosi, D-Calif., said at a news conference at the Capitol, while acknowledging counting votes may continue past Nov. 3.
“On Jan. 20, he will be inaugurated president of the United States. So while we don’t want to be overconfident or assume anything, we have to be ready for how we’re going to go down a different path.”
She said Democrats have a science-based approach to crush the virus.
“We are confident. We are calm. And we are prepared. We are ready,” Pelosi said of the election.
Pelosi has also already stated that she will be seeking the role of House Speaker again in 2021, belying her belief that the Democrats will again control the lower chamber of Congress come election day.
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