[Ads-l] "Curtain-measuring" - confidence of ousting an incumbent office-holder

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 1 14:37:13 EDT 2018

"curtain-measuring" - confidence of ousting incumbent office-holder.

State of the Midterms: Analyst predicts bigger House gains for Dems as Pelosi eyes gavel
Adam Shaw
By Adam Shaw | Fox News

Foxnews.com story about increasing confidence that Democrats will retake more seats in the house than previously expected.

"Even some in Pelosi's party are cautious about the pitfalls of overconfidence, amid recent reports of veteran operatives warning that the curtain-measuring echoes Democrats' confidence in the lead-up to the 2016 election, which now-President Trump won."

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