For years, Democrats have dreamed of flipping Texas blue.
And many think that they can do just that in the next presidential election.
But now, Joe Biden just got news that Texas is off the table in the 2024 election.
For nearly 30 years, Democrats have dreamed of flipping Texas blue.
The second largest state in the union hasn’t voted for a Democrat for President since 1972.
And with 40 electoral votes, Texas would be the greatest prize for Democrats in a presidential election aside from California, a deep blue liberal bastion that has been so disastrously mismanaged for so long that it actually lost a seat in Congress from the 2020 census.
The allure among Democrats when it comes to flipping Texas blue isn’t just about boosting the party’s ego however.
If Democrats won the state, it would be mathematically impossible for Republicans to ever win the Presidency again, without first flipping a large blue Democrat stronghold like New York or California.
And currently, both states are solidly in the Democrats’ camps, with little chance of that situation changing anytime soon.
With the prospect of dominating presidential elections for decades to come, Democrats have thrown considerable resources behind their push to flip Texas blue.
But now, Joe Biden has just gotten news that the chances of Democrats flipping Texas in 2024 have all but evaporated.
Newsweek reports, “Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said that Democratic lawmakers who have left the state can and “will be arrested” upon their return as he pushes ahead with changes in voting laws.The Democratic legislators flew out of Texas to Washington, D.C. on Monday in order to deny the legislature the two-thirds quorum needed in order to conduct business and to pass legislation.”
The news couldn’t come at a worse time for Biden.
While Americans are struggling with the economic fallout of Democrat imposed lockdowns and a deteriorating economy under Biden, Democrats in Texas are working to derail the state legislature from passing a much needed elections integrity bill, and are fleeing to Washington, DC of all places to stage their protest.
The optics of this for Democrats couldn’t be any worse.
“Over the weekend, Republicans in the state legislature worked to rapidly advance the two voting bills. Those bills would add new ID requirements for mail-in ballots and ban 24-hour polling locations, drive-thru voting and ballot drop boxes, among other measures.” adds Newsweek.
Not only is the party defending voter fraud and working to prevent election reforms from taking effect, but Democrat legislators in Texas have chosen to flee to Washington, which is nearly universally hated by Americans across the board.
The political hypocrisy here is astounding, and while it may ultimately enable Democrats to delay or defeat the elections reform bill, it will almost certainly destroy the party’s chances of winning the state in 2024.
And with Texas off the board, the odds of a Republican defeating Biden in the next election have just risen considerably.