Since President Obama took office, our political debate has deteriorated from rancorous to poisonous with the recent assassination threats on Twitter, protesters hurling bigotry and attacks on the offices of Congressional Democrats.
The elections this fall are going to be lost or won, to some extent, this week. It is dangerous to rest now, or gripe. This huge accomplishment is only a beginning and one that needs to be fostered, protected, and bragged about.
The Tea Party can beat their chests all they want about the "hugeness" of their movement's big victory in Kentucky, but all it portends for the party in November's midterm elections is Republican-on-Republican bloodletting.