Shouldn’t they? After all, it’s not the Democratic Party that’s at war with the state of Georgia’s electoral system, nor Democrats calling for boycotts of the two runoff elections for control of the US Senate. Republicans have poured money and resources into the state at a far greater clip than Democrats, but a significant part of those resources may have to go into convincing voters that communists aren’t rigging the election as we speak.
That aside, analysts from the Washington Post again pour some cold water on Democratic hopes in the runoff elections. Two weeks ago, Amber Phillips punctured the idea that David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler would be weaker without Donald Trump at the top of the ticket. Today, Lenny Bronner takes the same point from the other direction. The problem isn’t that Perdue and Loeffler are weaker than Trump, Bronner points out, but that Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are weaker than Joe Biden.
It matters especially where they are weaker: