The New Age of Niceness? (or, The Valkyries of Niceness)

02/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Over the last forty eight hours, well, might be my imagination, but seems like people have gotten a lot nicer.

Could be a transient thing, but I hope it lasts.

Even as Obama finished his oath, I was grabbed by two Valkyries of Niceness and hugged; no medical attention required.

UPDATE: if you're not nice:

(I considered the one with the light saber, too nerdy even for me.)