Despite pre-election polling data indicating Republicans were in good shape to take control of the Senate on Tuesday, many Democratic leaders and liberal commentators seemed oblivious to the possibility.
Before the clock struck midnight, the GOP had regained control of the Senate, captured more seats in the House of Representatives and managed to increase the number of states with Republican governors.
Watch this Washington Free Beacon video montage showing just how far off the Democrats and some in the media were:
So, the question must be asked — did the Democrats have different polling data, or were they just denying the inevitable?
Follow Mike Opelka (@Stuntbrain) on Twitter