Electing the American President


Repost from 2008 election. How things change and how they stay the same:

Today November 4, 2008 we are all a part of the most important event in political history.  Barack Obama, the Democratic candidate might possibly become the first black president of the United States.  Watching the two years of endless campaigning has been daunting, annoying, and often shocking.   Republican nominee John McCain, a Vietnam veteran and POW opposes the historical Democratic nominee.

Barack Obama
Barack Obama
John McCain
John McCain

While I am writing I am seeing voter turn out in the tri-state area at an all time high rate with lines outside the door in some locations.

The candidates
The candidates

Whatever your thoughts are on the campaign, the candidates or issues one thing can not be denied and that is the importance of this unprecedented election.

What has been a campaign fraught with many unpleasant, ignorant and even funny moments, now comes down to voting.  Nothing would surprise me today or tonight.  I just hope that tomorrow morning there is a new president elect.  May the best man win.

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Author: veronicaromm

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One thought on “Electing the American President”

  1. Dear Veronica,
    Please advise who owns the copyright for the photograph of President Obama at the top of the page. I want to do a commemorative black and white etching of this image, but can’t find the copyright info.
    I have found this particular image on a number of websites including the Obama/ Biden site, but no info on ownership of the photo.
    Sincerely.
    Jonathan Alkin

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