Auster as pundit vs. the conservative establishment

Paul of Powerline writes:

Most conservatives, including me, were overly optimistic about Republican chances in the Senate. This was due, I think, to our understanding that this was a wave election and our faith that the Senate vote would pretty fully reflect the wave.

By contrast, while most Republicans were lusting at the thought of a Republican-controlled Senate, I said over and over again during the past year that I thought a takeover of the Senate by the Republicans was so unlikely that it was not even worth thinking about. Further, I said that in my view such a takeover under current circumstances would be undesirable.

This doesn’t change my sore disappointment at the outcome in individual races, such as in Nevada, where I had hoped for Republican victories.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at November 04, 2010 09:28 PM | Send

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