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.
In some of the closest races around the country, the Democrats are desperately attempting to hold on to power.