In any case, this House/White House opposition is a typical situation in U.S. presidential history, which Trump will now have to get used to.
[D]emocrats expected to win with a blue wave, but instead, drowned in it.
How can one not make a connection between the democratic crisis of the country and the war unleashed by Sept. 11, 2001?
Never before did so many women run for office; never before did so many win.
[I]n an unsecure America, Trump is a skilled manager of the business of fear.
The American system is slightly more balanced again, and the discontent about Trump has been translated into political influence.
The Democratic tsunami ... has turned out to be a slight swell, important but not enough to leave the president without a mandate.
[T]he election results will have a significant impact on ... the extent of the White House’s power to confront congressional authority.
This primal cry for demagogic leaders today has many echoes, both contemporary and in sync with the American shock wave.