Saturday, November 08, 2008

Iowahawk Urges us to Celebrate the Obama Victory

... as opposed to my sour view of the whole thing. Here's a tidbit.

Yes, I know there are probably other African-Americans much better qualified and prepared for the presidency. Much, much better qualified. Hundreds, easily, if not thousands, and without any troubling ties to radical lunatics and Chicago mobsters. Gary Coleman comes to mind. But let's not let that distract us from the fact that Mr. Obama's election represents a profound, positive milestone in our country's struggle to overcome its long legacy of racial divisions and bigotry. It reminds us of how far we've come, and it's something everyone in our nation should celebrate in whatever little time we now have left.
Read the whole thing.


Rose said...

Tried. Can't. Won't. Sorry.


Anonymous said...

Maybe our first asian-american president can be a Mao protoge. That would be wonderful because he's oriental.

(telinati. Weird).