Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Ja, Wir haben!

We watched the coverage on RTL until 4:30, when Claudia, fearing an interminable grind to 270, begged off for slumber. Clicked over to the MSNBC feed, and as soon as the West Coast results were announced I let loose a South Georgia whoop and began crying like a fool. The Cool Palm cracked open the champagne, and we sat here in a daze until Obama finished his address to the weeping Grant Park throng...

Amazing.

Here's the Zeit report of this extraordinary evening...



(Sarah Obama celebrates in Kogelo, Kenya...)


More later,

TS

1 comment:

kingpossum said...

Amazing. Time is not on the side of the old school conservative, and this is the proof. The younger generation's embrace of tolerance, inclusiveness and intellect over might will prevail.

Cheers,

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