"But this I believe is the truth: America dodged a bullet... Mrs. Clinton would have been a disaster as president. Mr. Obama may prove a disaster, and John McCain may, but she would be. Mr. Obama may lie, and Mr. McCain may lie, but she would lie. And she would have brought the whole rattling caravan of Clintonism with her--the scandal-making that is compulsive, the drama that is unending, the sheer daily madness that is her, and him. We have been spared this. Those who did it deserve to be thanked. May I rise in a toast to the Democratic Party," - Peggy Noonan.
I feel an enormous sense of relief myself. The voters of the United States have said no to all the worst aspects of the current GOP and no to a Clinton restoration. With McCain and Obama, we have the best choice there is.
Democracy works. The worst did not happen. The psychodrama is over ... for a while. Maybe forever.
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