Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Election 2008

Congratulations to Barack Obama for having been elected president of the United States. I never thought I would see a black man become president.

I did not vote for him. I did not think that he had enough experience. I did not think that he understood politics enough.

I wanted McCain as I thought that the generation that fought Vietnam would know what to do with the country. I wanted Gore, I wanted Hillary. It was not to be.

I have the same trepidations with Obama as when George W got elected. And look where W got the US.

But, in the end, it is still a miracle that America once more has a transition of power and it is seemless.

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