Human Interest
30 min

Just one moment, darling

Barack Obama is the 44th — and arguably most historic — US president. He'll inherit a White House presiding over a divided populace, two international wars and a devastated economy. No Messiah here, people.

But we'll talk about all these things tomorrow — the anti-gay votes, the awkward next steps, the inevitable disappointments. For now, let's bask in the moment:

And if you're still one of the people who think such cheerleading is over-the-top silly, just look back at the last eight years (if you've got the stomach for it):

C'mon everybody — the future begins today!  Yes we can…