Last week, I got knocked down by something that sure felt like the flu—or maybe it was just a really severe case of post-election depression. I don't think that's the case, though, because I was already pretty depressed before Election Day. At any rate, I'm sorry for not sending out much in the past week. I'll be doing some catch-up between now and Thanksgiving.
To begin with, it's time for a brief post-mortem of the election.
There are two kinds of post-mortems required. First, we have to figure out why the election results didn't match pretty much everybody's expectations. Then we have to figure out how Democrats managed to blow a totally winnable election.
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