Yeah, we'll get blamed for whatever comes down the pike.
But we Republicans have done a fair share of damage to ourselves, so we made it pretty easy for the Democrats. They can run successfully in a lot of areas simply by not being a Republican.
When we have behaved like a bunch of fucking sheep the last 20 years getting treated like sheep should be no surprise.
The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.