What Conor Lamb’s win does and does not tell us about wave elections

What the Lamb win proves is that if enough people who have opposed Trump all along are sufficiently motivated to vote and get their friends and neighbors to vote, then we will have a wave election. And that wave will wash out the near-treasonous congressional enablers and install new leadership with a clear mandate to restore democracy, stand up to racism, sexism, xenophobia, and economic inequality.

— Progressive author and strategist Steve Phillips: The winning formula is still what it has always been — turn out the base.