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Mccain Concession Speech

Praise for McCain, Yes, But Let's Not Forget Al Gore

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

But what strikes me when I hear praise for McCain is the deafening sound of silence when we consider Al Gore's amazing concession in 2000.

Let Bygones (Not) Be Bygones

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

What an insult it is to the idea of accountability -- this notion that responsibility for the ugly emotions unleashed by demagoguery this campaign season is wiped away by a concession speech.

American Beauty

Darin Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darin Murphy

It's nearly impossible to grasp the sheer gravity of this moment. All watched with gaping mouths, transfixed by pride and disbelief, as Obama appeared for the first time as the next President.

What Palin and Obama Share (And So Do the Other Two)

Lenore Skenazy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lenore Skenazy

John McCain had just given his concession speech and everyone from the anchors to the pundits agreed there was only one word for what the man showed: grace.

McCain Concession Speech: "The Failure Is Mine" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The election is over, and at 11:15 EST McCain delivered his concession speech in Arizona, with his wife Cindy and running mate Sarah Palin by his side...