There is a promise in Obama's election that goes beyond any explicit pledge made during the campaign. That potential may be found in the reaffirmation of America's identity as a true land of opportunity.
Barack has a lot to live up to. There's a ton of weight on that man's shoulders, but I feel confident and hopeful that things will work out. I promise to try and keep a stiff upper lip at least until January 20.
Obama should push for measures to deal with a variety of urban issues in exchange for the financial assistance sought by auto makers, Wall Street investors, middle class homeowners and the rest of America.