I will admit to some soul searching.
"They can't be that incompetent, after all, they won a national election!" Nope. Totally that incompetent.
"He's gotta gain some gravitas once he's actually behind the desk. I mean, he can't treat this like a reality TV show." Nope. Totally treating it like a reality TV show.
"They can't just keep running against everything when they have the house, the senate, the executive and the judicial. I mean, what's opposing them?" Nope. Totally got the government within 18 hours of a shutdown.
I'm halfway to concluding the Republican party isn't adversarial to the Democrats - they're pure dead weight no matter who is in charge.