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Elena Kagan
What Obama should have said
What Obama should have said

Here is what President Barack Obama should have said when he addressed the American people after his party's massive losses in Tuesday's election: "The American people have spoken. I made this election a referendum on my policies, and now both houses of Congress are under Republican control. All of which leaves me with two options: (1) Continue to govern by the unilateral modus operandi I have followed for the last six years; or (2) Work with the Republicans to move the country forward, wherever and whenever possible. "To be blunt, the former is far less viable now that Harry Reid can no longer do my blocking and tackling in the Senate. Harry was a wall of granite,...