Our eight-year reign of error, incompetence, and malice is over.
No tears shed today for Bush or wheelchair-bound Cheney.
Congratulations to President Obama.
Our hopes and dreams are on your shoulders.
But have we put too much weight on the shoulders of a strong, capable, sensitive, but ultimately imperfect human being?
Will the Obama Era, which begins today with such promise, lead to an inevitable let-down when we realize that he cannot be all things to all Americans?
I’m tempted to ignore my fears for the future today as I attend the Inauguration of President Obama. Ah, the powerful Audacity of Hope….