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You Think the GOP Is Extreme Now? It’ll Be Worse if They Win in November
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You Think the GOP Is Extreme Now? It’ll Be Worse if They Win in November

As the midterm elections draw near, Jesse Lee describes the stakes of a Republican-controlled Congress—from repeal of the Affordable Care Act, to heightened corruption, to gutted social services.

The Republicans’ last-ditch campaign message before the midterms has gone exactly where you might have expected: trying to instill sheer terror of what Democratic control of one branch of government might bring. The president’s auxiliary super PAC raises the ominous specter in a closing ad: “violence,” “socialism” and “undefended open borders.”

Far more real are the catastrophic prospects of another two years of total GOP control. If Republicans squeak by in both chambers and have another two-year runway to do whatever they want, to grab whatever they can and to rig the 2020 election, we don’t have to imagine what will happen.

They have already told us.

The above excerpt was originally published in HuffPost. Click here to view the full article.

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Jesse Lee

Senior Adviser