Why Are Incumbents Faltering? Check Out The Election Night Financial Regulation Massacre

Yesterday’s results in the election showed what has now become conventional wisdom: an “anti-incumbent mood,” something the media will parrot from now to November. Have they explored why? Have they tried to understand why people are so angry with the current crop of politicians in Washington? They can look no further than what they ignored during election coverage – last night’s debacle in the Senate.

To get a recap, you can read my evolving coverage from yesterday here, here, here and here. But the nickel tour is this:

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