Both parties should be happy, sad, and criticizing themselves.

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The dust has not quite settled on the November 3rd election and we could be headed into weeks of legal challenges, recounts, misinformation, and uncertainty; but it seems clear that neither party should be walking away unscathed and victorious.

Both parties look to have delivered some serious blows in expectations to the other. For Democrats a tentative and…