While it might have fallen short of the Tseabagger Tsunami that many were predicting, yesterday’s midterm election was a pretty impressive performance for a movement (cult, whatever) that didn’t exist 2 years ago, and I don’t think anyone can take that away from them. I do wonder what the results would have looked like if the GOP had been running more traditional establishment candidates — my guess is that they would have taken both Houses, but I guess it’s one of those Unknown Unknowns that Rummy was jabbering about.
But never mind that: now the real fun starts. I look forward to seeing the GOP explain to their teabagging overlords why they’re voting to raise the debt ceiling next year, after promising not to. Ditto all the other unfulfillable promises they made on the teabagging trail, like cutting government spending and lowering the debt while giving away gazillions in tax cuts:
Lightly buttered and hold the salt, please.