Yesterday’s elections marked several big blows for right-wing policies and politicians. E.J. Dionne writes in his new column, “The Right Wing’s 2011 Shellacking”:
This week’s elections around the country were brought to you by the word “overreach,” specifically conservative overreach. Given an opportunity in 2010 to build a long-term majority, Republicans instead pursued extreme and partisan measures. On Tuesday, they reaped angry voter rebellions.