Much of the same is the story of 2010, results of the November election, notwithstanding. The economy is hardly in neutral. Unemployment seems fixed. The overall deficit and trade balance deficit continue to build. The dollar is unstable. There is a clear absence of political will and leadership to correct anything.
This year the Tea Party discovered something is wrong, which is good and long overdue. Now, they must mature and figure out what has really been going on for a very long time.