“I’m getting a lot of moan-y, sad-face “What do we do now, Michelle?” e-mails.
The first thing to do, I would say to such people, is to try to deal with the situation objectively. Step back from your own disappointed hopes, get outside the echo chamber — where people were telling you Tuesday that John McCain was going to win Pennsylvania — and try to obtain a realistic perspective on the results:
Good candidates win elections, and bad candidates lose. John McCain was a bad candidate and he lost. Those who try to put an ideological spin on this election will miss that basic point.
Nominating a bald 72-year-old for president? What were they thinking?