...it wasn't conservatism that lost. Conservatism won when it ran as a Democrat. It won in a number of places. Republicanism lost. RINO Republicans, country club blue-blood Republicans, this nonpartisan Republican identity, that's what went down in flames.Democrats, in the process, lost all hope of having an identity.
[The Democrat leadership] will also have to contend with the influx of a large number of conservative Democrats, many of whom are pro-life, anti-tax and staunchly opposed to illegal immigrants. Recruited to win in red districts, they are likely to clash with the decided liberal party leadership.Gridlock and a conservative majority might be the best thing that could happen to Congress.
And from Time:
...the vote increases the onus on Democrats to go beyond merely criticizing the President and show voters they have a constructive agenda of their own.Good luck with that.
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