If it was a massacre, it was a very lukewarm one.
Donald Trump Jr. was roasted on Twitter after calling the midterm elections a “massacre!!!” mentioned. for Republicans on Tuesday night. As more ballots were counted overnight, the expected red wave of 2022 didn’t quite materialize. As of Wednesday morning, Republicans seemed likely to win the House back — though barely by a swipe — and the Senate stayed too close to call.
Though millions of votes remain to be counted in the coming days, the possibility remains that Republicans will not overthrow any Democratic Senate or government leader and that Democrats may even win seats in the Senate.
And while many results are at stake, one thing was clear when the morning commentary came in: Donald Trump lost the election even though he wasn’t on the ballot. The nominees he endorsed underperformed and voters rejected candidates who embraced his lies about the 2020 election.
Social media users were quick to make those comments to Trump’s oldest son: