“To the Democrats, this election, a rosy scenario is to lose five Senate seats, not six,” he said. “They could lose 10. And so what they’ve said is, ‘If we’re going to lose 10 seats potentially,’ and they could well do that, a big sweep, they’re going to the battle stations.”
Matthews attributes this probable shift to the fact that both parties – not just the Democrats – have spent the last few months pandering to their bases and not moderates, thus putting Democrats at a disadvantage in a year in which the GOP already has the advantage.
FK – Let’s hope it’s right.