Progressive may win Newt Gingrich’s seat, handing Trumpism a major defeat
Jon Ossoff with campaign workers. | Bill Barrow/AP
Fresh on the heels of an anti-Trump upsurge in Kansas, and at a time when Trump’s approval rating is historically low, Jon Ossoff, a Bernie Sanders Democrat, is polling twice as high as any other candidate in a special election for Congress being held Wednesday in Georgia’s 6th District, previously represented by Newt Gingrich and a string of right wing Republicans.
Trying to push back the progressive tide, the GOP is sinking to new levels of deceit. A dark money-funded super PAC has stretched the truth so far, it has …