And, in other news, if you try a diet and gain 5 lbs. a week, it’s really a success.
Because you didn’t gain ten lbs.
HOORAY! We lost!!!
That is becoming the laughable mainstream media theme about many special elections since President Donald Trump’s victory last November. We saw this happen in early March when Politico hailed Democrat performances in special elections despite the fact that there was no net change. The latest iteration of celebrating participation trophies, and likely to be repeated by MSM sources, comes by way of the May 26 edition of Vox in which Matthew Yglesias declared that the loss by the Democrat candidate in the congressional special election was beyond mere good news for the Democrats. In fact the Vox headline acclaimed that Republicans’ win in last night’s Montana election is great news for Democrats:
Greg Gianforte’s 7 percentage point win in the Montana special election keeps a seat in Republican hands, but fundamentally represents bad news for the GOP. The basic issue, as David Wasserman breaks down for the Cook Political Report, is that for prognostication purposes you don’t just want to know who wins or loses a special election — you want to know the margin…..