Scarborough: Mid-Term Elections Really Don’t Matter

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2010 03:36 PM

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
A lot is being made about what the results of next Tuesday’s congressional elections mean for policy. But MSNBC commentator Joe Scarborough, a former Republican congressman from Florida, says it really doesn’t matter. That’s because the real issue is the nation’s exploding debt, and neither party will do much about it, he writes on Politico.

Scarborough, elections, 2010, Reid, McConnell“Does anyone really believe that our nation's survival depends on whether Harry Reid or Mitch McConnell runs an evenly divided Senate over the next two years?” Scarborough says.

“And does anyone outside the media echo chamber really believe that America's future will be inexorably altered if Boehner becomes speaker instead of Pelosi? While the ideologues and party hacks in the talk news world work themselves into a lather between now and Election Day, the rest of us should focus instead on the facts. It's pretty simple. America is in debt. Our entitlement programs are going under. Our economy is crippled. And both parties are to blame.”

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Retype Email:
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Perry: Obama 'Dithering and Debating' on ISIS Threat

Friday, 29 Aug 2014 12:48 PM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is accusing the president of dithering and debating in his response to the violent militant grou . . .

Shaheen Ad Linking Brown to 'Big Oil' Blasted for Hypocrisy

Friday, 29 Aug 2014 11:58 AM

New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is accusing her GOP opponent Scott Brown of having ties to "Big Oil" while  . . .

Secretive Nonprofit Defends Rick Perry With Online Campaign

Friday, 29 Aug 2014 10:39 AM

Embattled Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a shadowy nonprofit group in his corner that had previously only been known for its  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved