A New York polling place, c1900.

Was the 2020 election a wipeout for the Republican Party? At first blush, yes. The party lost control of the presidency and the Senate — two years after losing the House of Representatives. Things have not been this bad since Herbert Hoover’s presidency. He too was a one-term president whose party lost control over the first and second branches with breathtaking speed. But that’s not the whole story…(Read more)