Robert Kegan, the article's author says:
The tragedy of the Bush presidency is not about failure; it is about a conception of success that is much too simple.
Trying to boil everything down to red and blue, black and white or right and wrong just isn't going to cut it anymore. I really wonder what happened to taking the good with the bad. No candidate is going to make everyone happy; but is there someone complex enough to have qualities that will interest both sides and compel them to vote for a leader next November?