Updated: The Democratic Party just isn’t that into you

Updates, November 5, 2014: The initial portion of this post was published on November 4, 2014 at 11:42 pm and remains unmodified. There are significant updates appended and the publication date has been modified.

A bunch of my Facebook friends are now presumably in mourning. They have been convinced that the Democrats are the only road to salvation for a progressive agenda. But the Democrats have apparently lost badly tonight.[1] Read more

  1. [1]Economist, “US 2014 mid-term election results,” Economist, November 4, 2014, http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/11/us-2014-mid-term-election-results;┬áDylan Scott, “How Bad Was It For Democrats?” Talking Points Memo, November 5, 2014, http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/how-bad-was-it-for-democrats