But by 9 p.m. on election night, Mehlman was on TV talking about reconciliation with the Democrats and using the b-word. "There are areas we can work in on a bipartisan basis," Mehlman told Fox News.Actually, Ken, you're irrelevant now, so nobody really cares what you have to say. For one thing, the get-out-the-vote machine of the GOP may have worked, but that doesn't mean those people voted GOP. Low voter turnout, in general, has always been the Republicans' best friend. And the robocalls may have made them mad.