Two Americas: Amplified, tearing apart

The Democratic strategy of targeting women, minorities and the young was vindicated with the new House majority. We saw record liberal turnout in many suburbs.

The Republican strategy of targeting men, whites and rural voters was vindicated with the larger Senate majority. We saw record conservative turnout in rural Trump country.

Fox News’ Karl Rove, the former George W. Bush architect, said: “Let’s be clear. … Both parties are broken.”

A GOP lobbyist emailed: “Poisonous gridlock. Hemlock?”