Partisanship, explained

A McCain-hating, reasonable conservative explains yesterday's emotions:

"I'm happy that McCain is not president.  But I'm unhappy that the people who booed Bush are happy.  It's not enough to win.  They have to gloat. Some of their happiness is just that  conservatives, their enemies, are unhappy.  So part of me can't resist wanting to return the favor."

Ths does not bode well for post-partisanship.