Don’t Worry about the Generic Ballot

The midterm elections will not be decided by polls in June.

Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and Chuck Schumer on Election Night 2006. Citation: Getty Images

A common tendency of liberals is to worry. Liberals fear that every political fight will end in loss or betrayal — election night 2016 or Bill Clinton-endorsed welfare reform. Democratic representatives are spineless and ready to capitulate at a moment’s notice, and polls suggesting favorable outcomes are frequently wrong. Nearly every…