Like other Atlantic writers, I am weighing in this evening on the election live-blog on our home page.
Tomorrow, I will relay updates I have received from the "Atlas Shrugged guy," who declares that he will indeed shut down his business now that the vote has gone the wrong way. Plus some of the cornucopia of response that has come in about him.
For now, sympathies to Mitt Romney and his family and supporters; congratulations to the Obama and Biden team; special congratulations to a number of the successful Senate candidates; and maybe we will not have to listen to these people any more:
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James Fallows is a staff writer for The Atlantic and has written for the magazine since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Carter's chief speechwriter. He and his wife, Deborah Fallows, are the authors of the new book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America, which has been a New York Times best seller and is the basis of a forthcoming HBO documentary.