Got this in my e-mail. It's encouraging.
This is a message from the voters that we really need to step up and reclaim the mantle of reform that propelled us to power 12 years ago. Rep. Eric Cantor
The House has just engaged in runaway spending for far too long... [T]he one thing we could have stopped, but didnt, was runaway spending. Rep. Jeff Flake
I dont care how many times the news programs, papers and magazines tell us the blowout last night was because of the Iraq war. It wasnt. It was because the American public has decided that Republicans are no longer good stewards of the U.S. Congress and threw them out. Rich Galen
I think a fairly good case can be made that the story of Election 2006 is more about poorly-led House Republicans losing than Democrats winning. John Berthoud, president of the National Taxpayers Union
Republicans have made matters worse by abandoning the reform agenda that animated their capture of Congress in 1994 and helped George Bush win the White House in 2000 and keep it in 2004. With scarcely a fight, Republicans gave up on Social Security reform in 2005, immigration reform in 2006, and never really got started on tax reform. Fred Barnes
"The numbers from every corner of the country make it clear that the American people meant to send a message to their leaders, and the future of the conservative movement depends on an accurate reading of the substance they meant to communicate, and a realistic reassessment of the current state of our politics.Michael Medved