Time To Take A Deep Breath And Remember History

This Delaware Senate race has led to a lot of debate and hurt feelings in the punditry. Allahpundit, Dan Riehl, Mark Levin, Ace, Patterico and many others have been mixing it up over what are (or were) the right moves in this and other primaries. This inevitably has led to arguments over purity of the party and the role of the moderates, and of course the moderates are crying they're an "endangered species" and there are fears the party will strive for "purity" so much the GOP will lose elections that could easily be won with people like Mike Castle.

Now is the time to take a deep breath and remember that the political mood at any given point in history is fleeting. Remember how conservatives thought in 1994 that they'd finally won the political wars once and for all? Remember just two short years ago these same conservatives thought socialism was unstoppable?

Of course you do.