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Election prophets: Twitter and the Zoomers who predicted the midterms

I dreaded Nov. 8, 2022. It was the day of the U.S. midterm elections, and Democrats were due for a walloping. In spite of the Biden administration’s many legislative accomplishments, Republicans successfully pushed a narrative of historic inflation, crime-ridden streets and a border crisis to ride the “red tsunami” to the shores of American politics. […]