USA Today Transmits a Warning to Imaginary Democrats

Under the headline “Va., N.J. Give GOP Reason to Celebrate,” USA Today‘s front-page election report (11/4/09) featured this quote from GOP strategist Frank Donatelli: The warning is that if you’re in a moderate district, or you’re in a moderate-to-conservative state, you should think twice before you rubberstamp Obama’s agenda. Well, there were two districts choosing representatives and two states picking governors yesterday. Both the districts, including the one generally described as “moderate,” went for the Democratic candidate, so it’s not clear what warning that sends about Obama’s agenda. In both states, the Democrat lost the governor’s race, and one of […]