The kid came home from school yesterday dejected: they had held a school election, and Obama had lost, 11-16 (McCain got 16 votes).
"Obama got eleven votes?" I said. "In Arkansas? Really?"
Granted, the Montessori School is the most liberal school in Pork Smith, but still...
Nevertheless, mr. delagar and I, like Rachel Maddow, were wretched balls of nervous terror until 10.00 p.m. central time when, while we were surfing channels, we heard John Stewart on Comedy Central call the race.
After that, we were just drinking heavily.
Oh boy, oh boy.
Did you hear that speech? Is that a President?
God, it's so splendid to be in a country that's doing the right thing again.
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