Americans might really like the Trump tax cuts. What will Democrats do then?

Democrats seem ill-prepared for the inevitable

Senate Democrats.
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Democrats are giddy about their chances in 2018. The congressional GOP is very unpopular. President Trump is wildly unpopular. And the big tax bill — the single significant thing Republicans are going to accomplish by the midterms — well, people kind of hate that, too. Public opposition to the massive tax overhaul only seems to be growing — even as it passed the House and Senate, and now heads to the House for one last perfunctory vote before going to President Trump's desk to be signed into law.

But often in politics, it is far better to be lucky than good (especially when you are not that good at politics and do things like promise to repeal ObamaCare and then don't). And the U.S. economy may be about to do the GOP a massive favor.

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