It's the great democracy show. Or at least the pre-amble.
No serious person imagines it makes one iota of difference if the Republicans take the Senate. There's not much farther right you can go when you're already up against the right-field fence.
This carnival of hyperbole and hypocrisy is just the warm up act to the Big Show, which is swinging into high gear just as these mindless and irrelevant mid-terms are playing themselves out.
The Presidential race is where the real fun begins, and that's seriously on as of now.
The ultimate American reality show.