Thursday, November 27, 2008

Reflections on the election

A little late, but here are some beautifully written reactions to the election:
Judith Warner's Tears to Remember
Shuna F Lydon's Where Did My Hope Go When It Was Lost?
The lines that strike me the most are the ones that speak to the fervent wish that America is turning away from being the land of the greedy and rich, and where "patriotism" will not be confused with "bellicose provincialism."

Hope that the hope is not misplaced - he's normal, he's not radical (he's just like us!), he's smart, curious, and post-Boomer (he's just like a few of us!).

And finally, as a former corporate speechwriter (of admittedly bland ones full of corporate buzzwords), this article on Barack Obama's oratory is instructive.

Happy Thanksgiving all. There is much to be thankful for.

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