What Will We Learn About 2022 Midterms from Tuesday's Recall?

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Posted: Sep 14, 2021 12:38 PM

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Americans are fed up. The on again, off again shutdowns and stricter rules in some of the more liberal areas of the country has in no small way added to the already ongoing exodus out of states like California, New York and New Jersey.

Governors like embattled Gavin Newsom of California, who faces the political battle of a lifetime on Tuesday, Phil Murphy of NJ, who is the incumbent in one of 2021’s off-year gubernatorial races and disgraced former NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, are all prominently cited as a major reason for some of their respective states’ highest earners to run as fast as they can to greener pastures, favorable tax climates, and more relaxed COVID policies in states like Florida, Texas and Tennessee.

The optics from the still ongoing Afghanistan debacle will also weigh heavily in the minds of voters going to the polls with the job of deciding Newsom’s fate. One of Larry Elder’s most ardent supporters and a man who

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