Explosive New Book Warns Fate of the Nation Rides on 2022 Midterms

By: Middle Passage Press
LOS ANGELES - Oct. 15, 2022 - PRLog -- In his new book, The Midterms: Why They are So Important and So Ignored (Middle Passage Press), political analyst Earl Ofari Hutchinson places a new focus on the impact and importance of the congressional midterm elections. He provides a revealing, in-depth examination of why the midterm elections for Congress as well as tens of thousands of state and local offices are so important to both parties—yet at the same time so ignored by so many voters. The proof is the dismal voting turnout for nearly every midterm election in the past half century.

Hutchinson writes, "A somber President Biden had one urgent message for the members of the Democratic National Committee when he addressed them at their winter meeting in Washington, D.C., in March 2022. He told the members to get busy and work harder than ever to assure that Democrats keep control of Congress in the upcoming congressional mid-term elections in November 2022.

'If we don't do that it's going to be a sad, sad two years. Think about Republicans if they controlled the Congress these last two years'."

Hutchinson notes that Biden sounded the alarm bell about the midterms for a very troubling reason. Given the long and mostly disastrous history of midterm performance for the president's party, the odds were better than good that the following would happen. The president's party would lose one, or both wings of Congress. At best, his party would suffer some losses.

In every midterm election since World War II, the scorecard on losses for the president's party has been nothing short of astounding.

In The Midterms: Why They are So Important and So Ignored, Hutchinson assesses issues such as the chronic low turnout of voters, especially Black and Hispanic voters, and young voters, and the resultant deepening political polarization. He details why the GOP has had phenomenal success in mobilizing and energizing its voters for the midterms. He tells why the midterms during much of their history have flown far under the media and public's radar. He examines the reasons why the president's party has generally done so poorly in the midterms. Most importantly, he provides a blueprint for the Democrats to reverse their often-dismal showing in the midterm elections.

The Midterms: Why They are So Important and So Ignored is a timely, sobering work that offers both warning and hope for the perilous state of American politics. And why it's so important for Americans to make their voices heard and vote count.


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