A disappointing day after Election Day.
Wrong lessons will be learned and wrong blame given.
Money made the difference, just like the 1996 presidential campaign. Pour out enough ads to knock down your opponent on minor issues, and the important considerations don't get through.
McAuliffe's money inflated worries of women about personal privacy - at a time when Obamacare will put government more deeply into our lives than most are comfortable with.
Ken Cuccinelli fought the good fight.
The next few years will be tough - is McAuliffe up to the challenge?