'A comeback for the GOP in the Northeast'?
I suppose if you frame the debate
as “it can’t get worse for Republicans,” then, yeah, a GOP “comeback” or “rebound” is possible in the Northeast and New England. But notice there’s no mention of "Massachusetts" in the analysis. What if the one-party Massachusetts is a harbinger of things to come for other Northeast states? At this point, I'd say the prospect of Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont moving toward the Massachusetts model is far more likely than other scenarios. Add in the increasingly blue New Hampshire and Maine and you have a full New England sweep. ... The rebranding of the Republican Party
here is merely a tiny first step toward a true "comback." ...