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Republicans have been giddy about their prospects in the midterm elections, but Democrats could be saved if the economy recovers over the summer, writes James Surowiecki.

Republicans have been giddy about their prospects in the midterm elections, but Democrats could be saved if the economy recovers over the summer, writes James Surowiecki. Voters have short memories. “But economies aren’t machines. The Democrats will have to spend the next seven months much the way voters will: waiting and hoping that, at long last, things are finally back on track.”


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