Yes, We Can. And Yes We Did. What an amazing and historic night. Never have I witnessed so many people, all over the country, expressing such hope, optimism, and pride all at the same moment. If this mood tonight in America is a sign of what's to come, the future might -- in spite of everything -- be better than the last eight years.
What an incredible night to be an American. As I type this in a hotel in San Francisco, I can still hear people screaming and honking car horns out in the streets. I just left a diner with friends, and periodically the joint erupted in spontaneous cheering. Never in my life have I seen anything like this.
Above, flag photo by Siege. Tweeted Warren Ellis: "And that's it. Nice work, America. You got your country back."
Lessig to the FCC. Schneier to Homeland Security. Let the fantasy football cabinet appointment riffing begin.
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