This morning at 7:08 am, I voted alone for the first time in twenty years. I walked the four blocks to my polling place at a local church without my usual entourage -- at least one or two kids and a dog.
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If we do win, the victory will be historic not only for the margin but for the meaning. As Bill Clinton rightly pointed out this morning, Obama's election is not just about one man but about a fundamental philosophical shift.
Throughout the north side of Pittsburgh, one of the city's three major Black districts, they lined up before dawn, hundreds deep in the 47-degree weather as if they were waiting for history to be made.