(Washington Times) A certain dread has descended upon members of the Grand Old Party, who must now bear witness to a grand old party that is not theirs to celebrate. Indeed, Democrats will bask in the glow of victory in the next 72 hours as the presidential inauguration takes over and wrests the nation’s capital into submission. And Republicans? Dismay could prompt an exodus to ski resorts, indoor golf ranges and movie theaters this weekend.

There are numbers: 83 percent of Republicans report they are “upset” about the prospect of President Obama’s second term in office, this according to a new Harris poll gauging public sentiments about the next four years.

Needless to say, 86 percent of Democrats report they are happy.

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