The choice for Senate Republicans is two or more years of sitting on their hands or getting to work with Democrats.
The concept of wokeness deserves to be recognized for its generality, and not simply used as another moral panic by conservatives.
Cultural insecurity weakens conservatives’ cultural role, creating a feedback loop.
Republicans are faced with a choice on infrastructure: negotiate a bipartisan bill or take responsibility for whatever Democrats pass without them.
There’s a natural balance required between the two senators of a state that informs who might win.