Lost, in no particular order,
- The lives of more soldiers fighting more senseless wars
- Health care reform
- A raise in the minimum wage
- Women’s right to choose
- Civil liberties
- Separation of church and state
- Balanced budgets
- Wilderness preserves
- The Supreme Court
The only hope is that now that the Republicans will turn upon each other. Can Bush keep the same strict party discipline he’s had over the past 4 years?
And are we really stuck with Hillary in ’08? Will all this drive the Democratic party even more towards the center right, or will they finally learn their lesson?
UPDATE: Some Explaining to Do:
Ever since the Iraq War officially became a debacle, Democrats have nailed Bush for not holding anyone in his cabinet accountable. But who do Democrats hold accountable for what appears to be a resounding Republican victory?
UPDATE: A good roundup at Boingboing.net.