Virginia goes for Obama, and that plus California means Barak Obama is the president-elect.
Sarah Palin and Joe the Plumber, thanks for your time but your 15 minutes are up. And someone tell what's his name at the White House to pack his shit, a new tenant is moving in.
But seriously, the crowd shots at Grant Park in Chicago are overwhelming -- thousands of people filled with the hope of a future brighter than the last eight years have been. It reminds me of when Clinton and Gore were elected in 1992.
This is a great moment in African-American history, of course, but also a great moment in American history overall. The course on which the Bush administration set this country was an unsustainable disaster, and now we can finally prepare to right a lot of wrongs.
In the meantime, celebrate!