Mollineau: Should Democrats worry that a blue wave is being treated like a sure thing?

Mollineau: Should Democrats worry that a blue wave is being treated like a sure thing?

CNN
April 9, 2018


“If the elections were held tomorrow, I think we would take back the house,” said Rodell Mollineau, a former top Democratic Senate staffer and former president of the super PAC American Bridge 21st Century.

But he cautioned that political winds can change and pointed to the 2014 midterms, when Democrats felt good early on but Republicans ultimately saw gains in the Senate and House. He pointed out that national security issues, including ISIS and an Ebola outbreak, changed momentum during the campaign.

“There’s always danger in complacency,” he said, adding, “There are some things that are out of the control of Republicans and Democrats and especially on the House side that will contribute to voters’ opinions.”

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