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11.06.08 | Comment?

Here’s an excellent article from Anne Applebaum that helps explain why many McCain voters are not that upset or disappointed by the election of Barack Obama. Short version: America is a great country, and the historic election of a black man proves it. I know exactly what she’s getting at because yesterday I felt this way myself – sort of a euphoria that all the platitudes we spout about how great democracy is are really true. Or, as Randall Munroe might put it: Democracy: It Works, Bitches.

President Bush congratulated Obama yesterday and pledged to do all he can to help smooth the transition. I hope that now the Bush years are over, more of his opponents will see that he’s a sincere man who did what he thought best for the country. He made mistakes, but he’s not evil. Anyway, here’s the video:

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