Simple Answers to Silly Questions

Mickey Kaus: "What does it tell you about a political party if in a year of epic disaster for their opponents the best they can hope for is a 51-49 majority in the Senate?"

That there are only 15 Republican-held Senate seats on the ballot this November, that the composition of the Senate naturally favors the GOP, and that defeating incumbent legislators is difficult.

UPDATE: Also just a friendly Election Day reminder that it would be easier for Democrats to win a majority in the Senate if we DCers had representation in the Senate. Alternatively, on pure ressentiment grounds I'd be satisfied if they just revoked Wyoming's statehood on the grounds that it doesn't have enough residents.