The other side “knows” more about your party’s platform than you do--and it is offensive to them!
Most of the time, you remember only what you like about your own party’s platform.
Politicians are many, but statesmen are few -- and “talking heads” are a dime a dozen.
It was more interesting to debate about things far away, but it is very important to focus on matters (propositions, school board members, county supervisors, etc. ) that have a more immediate effect on your life.
The political system of our country once again worked as it was designed.
Nice guys may not finish last, but behaving as a gentleman, will not always win you the prize.
It is a greater challenge to be a gracious winner, than it is to be a conciliatory loser.
You can still be part of the solution — if you so choose.
The best is yet to come; strive for it!