The Democratic tsunami ... has turned out to be a slight swell, important but not enough to leave the president without a mandate.
Beneath the partisan divide, the tectonic plates of competing visions of the national character are grinding away south of the border. Either way, there will be an earthquake
[W]inning control of the House or the Senate would also give Democrats the power to launch investigations into the President and to subpoena documents and witnesses.
Even worse than the posturing of the senators was Kavanaugh’s own behavior. His attitude demonstrated contempt for the confirmation process.
When internal political and legal pluralism is wiped out, diversity suffers and imbalances prevail.