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So, Obama. Great president-to-be, or greatest president-to-be?

I cried. I cried when they officially announced it, and then I cried a couple of times during his speech. I have been raised my entire life in a Democratic house, despite most of my father's family being Republican. The losses in 2000 and 2004 made a real impact on me via my parents, looking back now. How else can you explain how much this victory means to me?

Then you listen to the man speak. And you remember that what this is about is Hope. And how can you not cry at a thing like that?
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I am in Brussels now, will be for the next month. If anybody is in Europe between now and July 4th give me the heads up. For right now, I am trying to shake off the jetlag.