The GOP Steps into the Wilderness

If you haven't overdosed on the topic already, here's a roundup of chatter about the future of the Republican Party as it takes a contemplative sojourn in the wastes:

+ Politico: Dire Straits

+ NRO:  Qualifying the significance of the McCain loss in full context.

+ Powerline:  A call for the GOP to walk the talk at last - "Federal spending climbs inexorably regardless of who controls congress and regardless of who is in the White House."

+ Reason:  ____  (it seems there's no column about the GOP post-election Civil War on the site)