This is rather hilarious, from WaPo’s front-page treatment of Team Obama’s cage match with the election’s reality (“soul-searching”, per the headline).
“People have given a lot of thought to this” according to an anonymously quoted adviser. And, what have they concluded? Hey, you got wiped out, but look at the bright side…his personal numbers still look pretty good:
In some ways, they said, the midterms were not as bleak a harbinger as some Democrats fear. Though Republicans took the House and narrowed the Democratic margin in the Senate, Obama’s personal-approval ratings remain high and his core constituencies remain highly supportive.
Heh. You can do what you want to the girl, just let me go…
I’d keep “searching”, fellas.