The real issue, especially on the endless television coverage but more than adequately represented in the press and even on the blogs, is "How could we possibly be wrong?" After all, like a bunch of self-centered adolescents who can't see past the end of their collective noses, it is all about them. They go on, they obsess, they talk endlessly about themselves, their predictions. They figuratively and, in the case of Tweety literally, hold their heads in their hands and moan, mourning the loss of perfection that is them.
What aren't they talking about while they are pissing and moaning about their failure?
I'm tired and fed up with folks who should know better so I'm just going to close with the hope that, with all the time on their hands, the media tosses us a little analysis that doesn't amount to navel-gazing. Please, I shouldn't have to dig all this stuff up myself. And I don't really care if you were right or wrong.
Update I: Landru points out in his usual kind and gentle way that the electoral vote is available to one who isn't too busy fuming to find it.