At his post election press conference the day after their electoral sweep, President Obama announced that "Republicans had a good night." On FOX's The Five, token Democrat Bob Beckel admitted "We got our asses kicked."
And yet, with all that success, Republicans spent a good part of November 5th complaining about Libertarian spoilers. Of course, Republicans make their own problems when they court libertarians and then promptly let them down, creating the environment in which "spoilers" will run against them. In fact, writes Bruce Majors, the major parties are now "weaponizing" Libertarian candidates for use against each other.