Now that President Obama has been reelected, I'd like to offer some reflections on yesterday's election. The Washington Post called the day our "civic holiday." Whether your candidate won or lost, what America accomplished Tuesday is truly remarkable.
Our country is the world's oldest democracy. Today, nearly three-quarters of the world's nations elect their heads of state through some kind of democratic process, but it wasn't always so. The vast majority of people in human history had no opportunity to do what you and I did...TAGGED: The Washington Post
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