we stopped our headlong march into fascism.
I have mixed feelings about today. I’m hopeful, but I also realize that there is zero chance (less than zero chance, in fact) that any policy solution I’d embrace for any problem will end up as law in this country.
While the right is busy calling the man a socialist, the socialists know that the guy is center-right at his farthest left. We won’t see anything really progressive out of the man, but hopefully we also won’t see rape, torture, corruption, war, and unapologetic class warfare.
What is nice to see is the change in race relations and the emergence of a post-“culture war” America. This has happened seemingly overnight with Obama’s candidacy and election as a kind of threshold or tipping point and it is beyond welcome.
My generation has come of age.