i don't want to go to bed. tonight was so amazing.
I can't go to bed either
the huffinton post has some good slidewshows of reactions from around the world. i have several favorites but i think the city of obama, japan wins.
what i especially loved is that anytime mccain said "barack obama" at his concession speech, all those jerks boo-ed him.and then at obama's speech, when he said "john mccain" everyone clapped. that really tells you something about character.
oh and i loved how he said everyone was equal and all that and he said, "gay or straight". now that he's the president... he can use the dreaded GAY word! i hope he uses a lot. i'm so giddy. i slept like 3 hours. i want to just like hug everyone and make them brownies.
The line was so fucking long getting into Grant Park that we got in, literally, ten minutes before McCain gave his concession speech.Obama was amazing. The crowd was so calm and gracious. I couldn't get to sleep until after 5am.
Sixty-six percent of eligible citizens voted in this election--136 MILLION people.McCain is said to have won among whites and older voters, but perhaps this election will help demolish the mindset that winning an election primarily on minority votes diminishes the legitimacy of an elected official's power. Remembering sinister whispers about Clinton and other Democrats winning because of the "black vote" as though only the votes of whites ensure a mandate, I hope this idea fucking dies.
victory dinner? friday? saturday? can either of you (tim and d) take some postcards from me and leave them at some of the places you like to go.... wherever it's allowed. just so i can concentrate on getting my prints printed and mounted... i would really appreciate it! and naturally i'd remunerate you in some way.
Friday might work, Saturday is booked.I can take some postcards, Liz! Let me know when you can meet up to give some to me.
how about tomorrow? since i can walk to your job and all...
i think i'm gonna come to chicago on saturday. is anything neat going on??? would people like to do something?? does someone want to be my friend???
you can help me put up my photos!!! hahaha.... just kidding! but i'm sure after i spend some time in the gallery cleaning/hanging then i will be able to be your friend! so will rich, i think.
yay! friends!ok, well i'm pretty sure i'm coming, so let's hang out!
yeah itll be fun
hey rich, im gonna be at home this afternoon if you want to call me. i might not be around tonight. 920-866-2981.
oh and rich, wisconsin was blue in 2004.....barely.http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/elections/2004/wi/
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