Wednesday, 5 November 2008
Yes! Yes!! YES!!!
Wow. Incredible. The US has risen above its past and its worst impulses to take a chance on the future.
Would you ever have believed they would vote in a black guy to be president?
My battered and bleeding faith in the human race has just been rescued from death's door.
Congratulations Mr Obama and Good Luck - given the current state of things you'll need it.
NB: There's a copy of his acceptance speech here - well worth reading.