We have been in Washington the last few days.
All the talk there is that Obama has no idea why the election turned out as it did. Washington veterans on Obama’s staff are taking a look at history to see what course to follow. Pelosi’s decision to hang around is great for Republicans. “The soon-to-be former speaker will….feed President Obama’s worst instincts” Karl Rove told The Washington Post.
When it comes to Republicans taking over the House everything seems in order to work on keeping their “Pledge to America”. Senate Republicans will have an agenda to attract moderate Democrats interested in working to put America back on course. No one believes the next two years will be easy.
Dana Milbank has a column this morning looking back at 2008. His question is fascinating – “What would Hillary do?”