Twenty-first century technology is being governed largely by twentieth century law.
Obama and his party are in a "damned if you do and damned if you don't" conundrum.
If anyone deserves to be happy about the president's speech, it's the Taliban. (Also read Richard Fernandez: "The other aspect of Afghanistan")
The results do not prove that the Obama presidency is fatally wounded, but they do show that Republicans can win in purple states.