1.) One party’s strategy this year involved getting far more people to vote, while another’s seemed to involve having fewer people vote; the more democratic approach prevailed.
2.) Meg should’ve told Mitt: Money helps, but it ain’t everything.
3.) It’s not just W who calls Karl Rove “turd blossom” now; a lot of rich, anonymous donors must be clamoring for their money back.
4.) You can read, watch or listen to your news from whatever outlets you want, but eventually reality comes crashing in.
5.) Picture an empty chair, on which sits a binder full of women who ride horses and carry bayonets; now think of in whose favor all of these campaign memes worked.
6.) A slow adjustment, with small changes marking the way from old to new, is evolution; an overnight change is more like mutation.
7.) When a party leader talks tough – even in the heat of battle – about picking up 25 seats, and in the end only picks up seven, there are consequences.
8.) Even 40 years of incumbency can’t save a candidate from himself.
9.) Don’t mess with Jerry Brown.
10.) Donald Trump is an a—hat.