Originally Posted by SNR
You said 2010 was just a natural swing back in the other direction of the party who won the presidency. Nothing to write home about, and certainly nothing to look at in terms of future voters.
Essentially, you said midterm elections don't matter
I think their political saliency is overrated.
They are less representative of the population's mixture of ideologies, and more representative of which base can turn out better.
Midterms are about base turnout. Presidential years are about winning over the center.