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New Dynamics

With a trifecta accomplished, a new set of dynamics comes into play.

There are now no bogeymen. (Okay, this isn't entirely true, but roll with it.) By that, I mean that with no Democratic control, there's nobody left for the Right to villainize. In other words, Fox News and the various Right outlets will actually need to cover the arguments that erupt between legislative powers.

Power has spilled out across the floor. Paul Ryan is best place to put his stamp on this new era, not Donald Trump. He's got the purse and the House. He's the architect.

Trump will form a very odd government, meaning that his Chief of Staff will likely wind up in the top ranks of power. I don't buy that Trump will effectively plush down power to the VP.

And I've been wrong before, but I don't see how I can be too horribly wrong here.

So here's where the Republican party gets interesting.