Post-election thoughts

B. Jay Cooper
4 min readNov 10, 2022

President Biden had it right when he said yesterday that democracy won Tuesday’s elections. The pundits, pollsters and press had it wrong when they say Democrats won the election.

Clearly, Democrats won the expectations game because they did way better than those same pundits, pollsters and press said they would Still, the Democrats definitely have lost their majority in the House and are on the verge of losing the Senate.

If that’s winning politically, give me losing.

B. Jay Cooper

Former deputy White House press secretary (Reagan and Bush 41) and former head of communications at Republican Natl Committee. My blog: