12/06/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jed Report: The Content Of His Character

The magnitude of the history America made by electing Barack Obama as our next president far outweighs the words one can use to describe it, or at least the words I am capable of writing.

Without doubt, Barack Obama's race makes his election one of the most profound chapters in our nation's history. But Obama was not elected because of his race; he was elected because he understood the change America needs better than any of his rivals, and that goes beyond race or ethnicity.

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