Oh, man! I really, really wanted to write about the similarities between this election and the one in 1800 (seriously), but someone beat me to it.
I’m not saying that I suddenly agree with the Republicans and everything’s gonna be just peachy. Far from it. However, it would do everyone well to keep things in perspective when they are making their cases for or agin’ a particular policy. The sky might be falling, but we’ve been hit on the head before and survived with just a little dain bramage.
I really just linked to the article so I could quote this cool poem:
The election is over, let hard feelings pass
I’ll hug your elephant, and you can kiss my…
[ via On the Third Hand ]