Sens. Ted Cruz and Elizabeth Warren proved during the cromnibus debate that they are both more interested in partisan grandstanding than in good governance.
Unless there is a stunning revelation that would disqualify her, Republicans should allow Loretta Lynch's nomination to be the next attorney general to go through a normal, mostly low-key process.
Perhaps the great rebuke of 2014 will convince Democrats that it is easier to just be yourself and hope for the best.
I've been in their shoes, and on the ranking of grief, losing an election falls somewhere after the loss of a loved one and the rejection of being dumped.
After tomorrow, President Obama has to start governing differently.