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May the best man and woman win!
Update: Record crowds lining up at the Williams School, where we exercised our franchise just after 7 o'clock this morning. Chelsea's a Democrat Stronghold, of course, and we saw a lot of happy faces whose joy in the morning will be our own sorrow. At least one fellow citizen, a volunteer who checked our name and address against the voting roll, gave us the secret signal — a furtive knowing nod — when we said in parting "May the best man AND WOMAN win."
Update II: Hair-raising tales from the front in the comments. Be sure to check 'em out. A teaser from our real-world friend Carol Ward:
Reporting from Watertown, the line at the polls this morning was long, but orderly. The middle aged crunchy granola crowd was positively giddy — one man in Birkenstocks beamed on with "Look at this — how exciting. It is being a part of history" …
Not even in the Kerry Bush election of 2004 did I see this level of adolescent rapture.
I've seen commentary about how sobering it will be for these people once the One is elected and it turns out he can't walk on water. But these folks can't be sobered — the capacity for self delusion is limitless.
The white-guilt crowd feeling good about themselves, unforeseen consequences be damned.