I’m pleased with yesterday’s results. Once again, we see that the Blue Dog mentality of the DCCC (yes, you, Steve Israel!) kept us from taking the House in what shaped up to be a wave election.
But we now have some real progressives (WOMEN!) in the Senate, and we held onto Sherrod Brown. Gimme that old-time liberal religion!
Plus, Alan Grayson!
Every rape apologist went down.
Three out of ten tea bag politicians targeted by CREDO SuperPac went down, and they just missed two more — including Michelle Bachmann. (Note: These people have proved they know what they’re doing. Give them money.)
Marriage equality and marijuana legalization passed in several states.
African-American voters saved Obama’s butt in a very big way. Now it’s time for him to step up for the black community.
The unions saved Obama by pouring tremendous resources into Ohio. Now it’s time for card check.
If I was going to take away one thing, it’s that voters got the message about Republican obstructionism and they didn’t want to reward it. So they didn’t.