An Open Letter to the Democratic Party: "First, I'd like to say congratulations. Prior to last night, I had been only cautiously optimistic about your chances of taking the House. As of the time I am writing this, you are on the cusp of taking senate as well. In the world of politics, expectations are as real as the raw numbers, and you have certainly exceeded mine and many others. A quick scan of the over-dramatic flailing on conservative blogs and the despondent tone of Fox News fills me and many others with a profound sense of schadenfreude. Enjoy your victory, but enjoy it quickly. For tomorrow you inherit the corn-flecked shit sandwich currently known as our government. Here are some things you can do to further redeem yourselves in our eyes..."