Now that the quadrennial political rituals have been observed and and something serious like the NFL has superseded them consider the following observation:
Each party alleges, and its enthusiasts agree, that it has never done anything wrong, and that its opponent has never done anything right. Any failures, catastrophes, or absurdities during its tenure are blamed on late-appearing aftereffects of its predecessor’s enormities.
A marvel that has nothing to offer, democracy is at once a nation’s paradise and its tomb.
E. M. Cioran