This time the pollsters and pundits essentially had it right – namely, that the Democrats would get trounced at the polls, which they did. The No. 1 issue among voters is the economy. To a great extent, it is about President Obama not living up to his campaign promises and getting so caught up in trying to solve these unexpected financial crises all at once that he lost his focus.
What is uncertain at this early stage is how much of an influence that the tea party had in the outcome and whether Sarah Palin is a political “kingmaker” or …