Look, I am watching the CNN talking heads gloat. The reality for us here is that conservatives were not motivated to vote because our principles were not represented by our President and our Congress. Let's put international politics aside. Yes, Bush cut taxes, but he grew the government. Look at the Education Department. He grew it. Our hopes for a diminishing education department, and a valiant pro life cause (Bush appointed Harriet Meiers, first, remember?) seemed ignored by this President. And the congress seemed to go along. So, it's not so much a liberal victory as a conservative defection. Plus, don't you think that our number one talk show host turning out to be a drug addict demoralized the base? It demoralized me. I bragged on Rush for years, and he disappointed. So, the page turns, and the hardship, I hope, re-awakens the party. V's wife.
You're correct about radio talk and Rush, their era has reached a nadir and Limbaugh has caused more harm to the party than his gigantic ego will ever accept. Poor fellow.
Rather than blame conservatives, especially Rush, I'd think we would be rather concerned that large numbers of our fellow Americans have basically turned their back on fighting terrorism.