Dick Armey, who along with Newt Gingrich, was one of the headmasters of the Class of ’94, puts the election into sharp perspective: “I’ve always wondered why Republicans insist on acting like Democrats in hopes of retaining political power, while Democrats act like us in order to win.”
Update: Bill Whittle emails Glenn Reynolds:
Over in Tim Blair’s comment section, a guy named Dave S. said this:
“The Republicans lost and the Democrats won for the same reason — they distanced themselves from their base. ”
That’s the sentence of the year, in my opinion.