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David Harsanyi: Despite dissatisfaction, voters still prefer incumbents

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Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves; Americans Love Their Politicians Even in the most catastrophic year for congressional incumbents, 90 percent of them will win re-election -- and most of them will do so rather easily. Many of them, in fact, won't even have to run a campaign. This fact might be somewhat obscured lately, what with all the talk of the impending populist insurrection. "Anti-incumbent wave building," says The Detroit News. "Eric Cantor's surprise defeat is ...


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