The traditional media loves to create sweeping narratives about elections. But little things like who actually controls Congress are decided by narrower margins than the sweeping-narrative writers like to admit.
Whatever the shortcomings of Obama and the Congressional Democrats, anything is better than Republicans in power. If they're as successful as predicted, the country and the world will be far worse off Wednesday morning.
Republicans are running Tea Party candidates who are so far to the right you can't see Middle America from their porch. Some endangered Democrats will likely see victory in November from theirs if they understand the public mood and speak to it.