Plays Well With Others...
I hate to say this, and I don't mean to be antagonistic, but Republicans will be saying the same thing in 8 years when whatever Democrats are in office are driving everyone nuts and Republicans start winning political seats again.
This party-in-power backlash has been going on for decades. It happened with Jimmy Carter, Bush Sr., Clinton, and Bush Jr. (that's just in my 34 years) - and it'll happen with whomever the next folks are.
We're just not designed to jump on board with one president and support him or her indefinitely. That's boring and goodness knows, America likes it's drama.
I remember back in college we all loved Bill Clinton, then thought he was a total ass in later years. We scratched our heads and wondered why we voted for him a second time. Funny how that works!