Didn't Romney say that if he lost the presidency he was going to get himself a Weimaraner?
This seems like a poor ending to all that effort.
... For more than 90 minutes after the networks projected Mr. Obama as the winner, Mr. Romney held off calling him to concede. And as the president waited to declare victory in Chicago, Mr. Romney’s aides were prepared to head to the airport, suitcases packed, potentially to contest several close results.
But as it became increasingly clear that no amount of contesting would bring him victory, he called Mr. Obama to concede shortly before 1 a.m. ...NYT
Still, he has conceded -- which probably means Ohio's Secretary of State won't have to disappear all those valid provisional ballots.
Think about the money spent to insure a Republican win. Will those donors repeat their efforts in 2014 and 2016, or does it look like Citizens United contained the seeds of its own ruin?
After a couple of hours' sleep, I woke up pretty well convinced that the picture we have learned to associate with America -- the all-white family as symbol of our culture -- has finally gone bye-bye.
We have come to understand that we are really a nation of other skin colors, single women, and a variety of relationship and family "life-style" choices. Kind of like normal? Kind of like the rest of the world?