Steyer: Voter Turnout in 2018 Midterms Was Like Firefighters Responding on 9/11

Posted on December 5, 2018 11:52 am

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Billionaire liberal activist and potential 2020 candidate Tom Steyer held a town hall on Tuesday where he compared voter turnout in the 2018 midterm elections to firefighters responding to the 9/11 terror attacks.

Steyer, after discussing the response of first responders on Sept. 11, 2001, said turnout in 2018 was like “tens of millions of Americans running to put out the fire.”

“I think what we should be confident in and hopeful about is Americans. Look, this society has a history of running towards the fire,” Steyer said to the Charleston, South Carolina crowd. “If you think about 9/11, there