TONY'S KANSAS CITY READER ELECTION REMINDER: IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPID!!!
We're not in the biz of making predictions but when the smarter denizens of our blog community offer insight backed up with evidence, we take notice.
Like it or not . . . Financial concerns underlie just about every decision.
Accordingly . . . Here's a bit of financial wisdom about people voting with their wallets . . .
Stock Market Dooms Clinton
As of Friday's close, minutes ago, the SP 500 has now closed lower for 9 consecutive trading days.
This is the longest losing streak since DEC 1980. Nearly 36 years!
Not exactly what you'd expect to see happen in the days before a national election, if the populace are content, and the incumbent party is to maintain control of the White House.
So, Hillary Clinton and the Democrats will likely receive a pink slip come Tuesday. You're fired!
In Missouri, this is good news for Eric Greitens and other Republican candidates. In the U.S. Senate race, it's a little trickier, as Senator Blunt has been effectively challenged as a "Washington insider" by Democratic challenger Kander, who purposely fails to mention his party affiliation and past in the MO House and Secretary of State's office. That he reaches back 10 years to his couple of months service in Afghanistan, speaks volumes to his strategy of posing as an outsider, in this year of the angry electorate. Blunt should prevail, as he's coalesced a tactic of painting Kander as an Obama/Clinton clone.
You decide . . .