Kamala Harris’ prediction Virginia is a ‘bellwether’ for 2022 and 2024 bites Dems in the donkey

Vice President Kamala Harris is no doubt regretting her prediction that what happens in the Virginia gubernatorial race will largely determine what happens in the 2022 midterm elections and in the 2024 presidential election after Virginia turned red on Tuesday.

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Harris’ words are now coming back to bite Democrats as GOP candidate Glenn Youngkin trounced Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the race. In fact, Republicans swept the state of Virginia on Tuesday winning the governor,  lieutenant governor, and attorney general seats, triggering a collective meltdown in the leftist media.

The vice president proclaimed as she was campaigning for McAuliffe that, “What happens in Virginia will, in large part, determine what happens in 2022, 2024, and on.”

She also ironically said to supporters, “You gonna bring this home, right? Yes, you are. Tuesday is a critical day that will determine whether we either turn back the clock or move it forward.”

Analysts are now predicting a Republican “red wave” in the 2022 midterm elections and the 2024 presidential election is looking very promising for the GOP at this point. Conservatives anticipate a Republican sweep across the nation due to heavy-handed, overreaching, suppressive Democratic policies and issues such as critical race theory.

Harris’ prediction may come back to haunt Democrats. Her declaration could mean that Republicans have a distinct edge in the upcoming elections if Youngkin’s win is any indication.

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“Kamala, you nailed it,” school choice advocate Hamlet Garcia stated on Twitter.

Ronna McDaniel, chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, also alluded to Harris’ remarks.

“Virginians sent a resounding message rebuking Democrats,” she noted on Twitter. “The red wave is here!”

McAuliffe was the first major test for Harris’ campaigning strength outside of California. She failed to deliver.

But she wasn’t alone. A number of high-profile, powerful Democrats stumped for McAuliffe. They just couldn’t overcome the former governor’s attacks against enraged parents, his own anger, dirty political tricks, and his constant habit of sticking his foot in his mouth politically.

Former President Obama, President Biden, Vice President Harris, and Democratic operative Stacey Abrams all went to bat for McAuliffe and he still lost to Youngkin. None of them excited voters enough to elect a damaged candidate.

At a campaign stop for McAuliffe in October, Biden urged Virginians to cast their votes for McAuliffe and insisted the former Democratic National Committee chairman had a great track record from his time as governor of the state from 2014 until 2018.

“You don’t have to wonder what kind of governor Terry will be because you know what a great governor he was,” the president proclaimed. “It wasn’t just because of what he promised. It’s what he delivered.”

He also predicted Tuesday at a press conference that Democrats were “going to win in Virginia,” asserting that “it is about who shows up.”

Biden’s popularity in the state is tanking as well.

Obama urged voters “to get fired up inside and then go vote.” That didn’t happen either.

“Voting is an act of faith,” Abrams stated while urging the churchgoers in the state to “do the job.”

In 2009, Republican candidates won the New Jersey and Virginia gubernatorial races. The wins gave the GOP momentum and they flipped control of the House in 2010. History may be repeating itself.

Harris’ words may echo in history:

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