Remarkable

I hope I will be forgiven a touch of hyperbole when I say that it's hard to imagine a more inspiring back-to-back of political addresses than McCain's concession and Obama's victory speech.

God bless America, and good night.

Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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