The Next Two Years

George Packer says they won't be pretty:

I predict that there will not even be a gesture toward centrism and bipartisanship on the party of Republican leadership. They’re too scared, and too eager. Pace David Brooks, the level of extremism and partisanship I described will go upway up. This midterm is the party’s first salvo in its first order of business, to end Obama’s Presidency. There will be little mercy and a great deal of rancor. Tomorrow we’ll found out how Obama sees the next two years. I see one of the ugliest political periods in my lifetime, which has seen a few.

Renee Ellmers, a registered nurse in North Carolina, won a congressional seat last night with the help of the above ad.