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The GOP Will Ride a Pro-Kavanaugh Wave to Midterm Victory! (And Other Fairy Tales)

When reality is harsh and brutal, Republicans do what they always do: Run and bury their heads in the sand.

In less than four weeks, America will go to the polls and vote. By every imaginable indicator, unless something massive happens in between now and then, Republicans are going to be annihilated by an electorate so pissed off that all the gerrymandering and voter suppression the GOP has put in place over the last decade won't be enough to save them.

But you wouldn't know that from listening to Republicans:

White Republican voters will, naturally, believe this twaddle because they believe anything Fox News, Am Hate Radio, and right-wing hate sites tell them. Even some Republicans may actually believe this because at this point the blue wave is so goddamn big and so close they may actually be mistaking it for blue skies when they look up. The human mind has an amazing capacity for self-deception in the face of absolute devastation.

But, no, as predicted, Republicans have pissed off women voters so much they're facing a demographic doom that has nothing to do with race:

Nearly two-thirds of registered women voters polled by CNN said they were more likely to vote for Democrats this November: 63 percent voting for the Democratic candidate, compared to 33 percent who said they’re more likely to vote for the Republican.

Men, on the other hand, are narrowly more likely to vote for Republican candidates — 50 percent of male voters said they were more likely to vote Republican, compared to 45 percent who said they were more likely to vote for the Democratic candidate in their district.

And that's on top of a significant enthusiasm gap favoring Democrats and an even more significant gap among young voters, black voters, and Latino voters, all favoring Democrats.

Republicans will still likely hold onto the Senate due to the vastly favorable map this year but the only way they're going to keep the House will be wholesale vote tampering. That, and using the newly radicalized Supreme Court to illegitimately reverse the results of key elections; a very real concern in a time where the GOP has gone all in on fascism and abandoning the rule of law.

But barring those ill-advised attempts to subvert democracy, Republicans are facing a wipeout of their own engineering. And their insane crusade to push a likely sexual predator onto the high court has made it worse. Every time Kavanaugh rules against women's rights (and he will. Repeatedly), that 63% of registered women are going to rededicate themselves to destroying the people that gave him that power.

The left has been calling the GOP the party of misogynistic old white men for decades and with the confirmation of Kavanaugh, they've proven it for all time. Now, despite their fairy tales of a "red wave," Republicans are about to embark down a long road of electoral pain, receiving sevenfold the torment they inflict on America's women until they cease to exist as a party.