One year ago, it was going to be about Iraq. As recently as 24 hours ago, it was about the economy. Some tried to make it about race. But here, having watched the maps for an entire day, are the 3 real reasons Barack Obama is our new President.
1) Hatred of George W. Bush
2) City mouse vs. country mouse
3) A generational shift in the electorate.
Let's go into this with both our eyes and our hearts wide open. We rejected fear. We accepted hope.
Barack Obama won.