Politico on Sunday explained that the “bail reform” championed by Democrats across the county hurt their party — especially in New York — during the 2022 midterm elections.
“Republicans across the country campaigned on crime. Nowhere did it resonate more than in New York,” Politico’s Anna Gronewold wrote. Across the country, over the past few years, Democrats have championed wanting to defund the police and, more recently, bail reform, such as having no cash bail, which New York adopted.
Gronewold explained that the “New York Democrats knew Republicans would hammer them over public safety during the midterms” after the law was passed and, in some cases, tried to roll back some of the “bail reform” and prepared a “fact-based response to the attacks.”
However, in the end, “bail reform” hurt Democrats more in New York than anywhere else. Even…