In a nut shell, it will be another four years of nothing getting done. And before anyone gets their panties in a twist about me shoving my beliefs and whatnot down their throat, hear me out. I'm not saying this because Obama was reelected, and I wanted Romney. I'm saying this because of the split between the House and Senate. They haven't been able to work together the last two years, what makes us think they can work together the next four? And now we expect both sides to compromise their principals and work together? When the most is at stake? I hate to break it to people, but it's not going to happen. As much as we want to sit around the fire and sing kumbaya (spelling? idk), it's not going to happen. The men and women we chose to represent us in government positions are normal people just like you and me. They're stubborn. They have faults. And they were elected running on certain positions and if they don't follow thru with those positions, then they will lose the next election.
Honestly, I can't blame politicians for running on a platform and then standing firm. I voted for certain people who made promises. If they chose to not keep these promises, or vote in a way that would break them, I would not vote for them the next time around. Simple as that. What I'm most disappointed in is the American people. They don't seem to be able to pick a side anymore. They can't seem to determine for themselves what principals they are going to stand for, then choose a candidate/side that most represents them. I just don't understand how a Republican House Representative or Republican Governor can be voted in, but a Republican President cannot. Some of these voting blocks (Ohio, North Dakota, I'm looking at you), did that very thing.
I just don't get it. These two parties are so clearly different. They are divided on every issue imaginable, from economic policy to foreign oil independence. There clearly is a difference. Just pick a side people!
"He who stands for nothing will fall for anything" - Alexander Hamilton