60% of registered voters didn't vote. The left just got their base out. The Rs didn't, as many on Christian right didn't vote. ( not to mention incidents of fraud.) You had most of the media on your side. Yet, you still didn't get the House, a check on the WH.
People voted for the status quo which is divided government.
Bill Belichick learned to film signals of opponents from the former Chiefs, and Charger's coach Schottenheimer. Others like Edwards, Johnson and Cowher did too. They learned from the CHEATS and CHEATERS who still couldn't win.