So almost every op-ed page agrees that the lessons of the 2010 midterms are as follows:
1) The Democrats should compromise more with the Republicans, because the Republicans now have about a 50-vote majority in the House.
2) The Republicans should get to decide what counts as "compromise," because the voters are on their side.
3) Obama should apologize to everyone, all the time, for everything he did in his first two years as President. He has been Rebuked by the People and should atone for his Sin of Pride.
That's certainly one way to look at it. Here's another: