It's unrealistic to blame the "Bush Haters". The president's strategy was inconsistent on many fronts, and inconsistency and appeasement of RINOs and leftists led to a free-for-all in congress and skepticism and rejection by the voters.
Defensiveness is not going to regain Congress. A coherent strategy will.
The president's strategy was inconsistent on many fronts,
Are you talking about the war?
We will let the Iraq vets decide who is the blame.
The Bush haters won a big one this month. We will see how that goes the returning Iraqi vets.