First, fellow Americans, let us put aside differences and plug-ugly Facebook posts to unite in congratulating those who fought so hard on our behalf to represent our best interests, and those who fought even harder and won. They all, each and every, deserve our thanks for stepping up to the precipice of public service, where the mighty can fall and the fallen can fool to rule again.
While crafty Karl -- President George W. Bush’s vaunted ex-Brain and now-Fox News analyst – probably still is roving Ohio’s returns in hopes his man Mitt Romney still might win the election, the most honest, self-aware and unself-serving of Republicans, fighting a hangover, are offering sober, candid assessments of what went so wrong with the right.
Past Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, at the close of MSNBC’s Nov. 7 Morning Joe, summed up succinctly one over-riding reason for the GOP going kerplop: “Every month, 50,000 Latinos come of voting age. What are Republicans going to do about that?” The re-elected President Obama, according to one source, commanded 75% of the Latino vote, a tres-a-uno margin.