YA THINK? The Hill: Reid faces task of mending fences with GOP after campaign attacks. “Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) infuriated Republicans during the campaign with his harsh partisan attacks and now faces the delicate task of mending his relationship with the GOP. Some Republicans say Reid poisoned his relationship with their party by waging controversial attacks against GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. They were most angered by Reid’s charge that Romney had not paid taxes in ten years, attributing the information to an anonymous source.”

The more-deft legislative leaders of eras past remembered that once the election was over you still have to work with people.