This election was a clear and unequivocal victory for the populist positions the president took on the campaign trail. Don't believe the hype: This was a great night for progressives, populists and agents of change.
If Mitt Romney wins this election, we the People in our wisdom will have validated that strategy, and demonstrated that we are nothing but our worst instincts, our fears and our rage, and that we deserve every horror a plutocracy will visit upon us.
Thomas Frank, of What's The Matter With Kansas? fame, likens himself to Jet Blue flight attendant Steven Slater and puts just about every political institution on blast over his loudspeaker in his last column.
In today's Wall Street Journal, columnist Thomas Frank calls out the Washington Post at length for its fawning, frolicsome coverage of the way lobbyists infect every single corner of Capitol Hill like a lycanthropic plague.
It is possible, I suppose, that the pundits are right and the public didn't really mean it when it elected a liberal Democrat president and gave Democrats even larger majorities in both houses of Congress.