It will take about days to clearly mull how I fell about the election, but there is a feeling that there is something new in Washington, something new in America, something missing in the last eight years - American optimism!
Obama Wins Election - New York Times
Barack Hussein Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States on Tuesday, sweeping away the last racial barrier in American politics with ease as the country chose him as its first black chief executive. The election of Mr. Obama amounted to a national catharsis — a repudiation of a historically unpopular Republican president and his economic and foreign policies, and an embrace of Mr. Obama’s call for a change in the direction and the tone of the country.
History happens: Obama wins - Politico.com
Barack Obama, the son of Kenya and Kansas whose political eloquence and hopeful audacity took the Democratic Party by storm, was elected the nation’s first African-American president Tuesday night — an act Americans would have thought impossible just a generation ago.