- Love the satirical Onion's headline: Black Man Given Nation's Worst Job. Article's not as funny.
- Lisa Schiffren remarks: "Now that Barack Obama is our president, because a majority of Americans of all races voted for to elect him, I hope our leaders will feel free to treat him no differently than any other head of the opposition party. That is what being post-racial means. It's time. Certainly we have had no problem doing that with the women who rise to power."
- Mark Steyn: "Whatever one feels about 'compassionate conservatism', Bush at least wrapped up his departures from orthodoxy into a reasonably coherent worldview. McCain never did. He had a biography but no platform."
- John Hinderaker observes that this win, while considerable, constitutes no landslide.
- Peter Kirsanow says fight. The way he means it, I say he's right.
- I'll Retire To Bedlam Alert: Byron York says that black voters in California supported Proposition 8 (undoing homosexual "marriage) by a ratio of 70% to 30%. Black voters. That would be the voters who supported Obama by a ratio of 493% to 0%. Barack Obama. That would be the man opposed Proposition 8, and who will stack the judiciary with a philosophy of "empathy" over law. Which will, in other words, overturn Prop 8. Which blacks supported, 70% to 30%. Got that?
- Want to thank Governor Palin, the only one to come out of this debacle smelling like a rose? Click here. I did.