Some of us are celebrating. Some of us are morning. But we are
all thankful we’re not reliving 2000.
The election is over and we only had to wait one night to find
out who won.
Everyone involved in making this election less chaotic than the
last deserves praise – especially the candidates themselves.
George W. Bush won, and we all know it’s easy to be a good
winner, but his acceptance focused not solely on victory but on his
plans to unite the divided nation.
And Sen. John Kerry deserves praise as well – for not putting us
through the hell he very easily could have. He decided to concede
the race Wednesday morning rather than dragging it on for a month
or more, which we can all appreciate after the mess of 2000. Plus,
Kerry’s concession speech was easily one of the best and most
gracious of his campaign.
And then that was it.
No threats of lawsuits, no Supreme Court decisions and no
waiting. And like it or not, you have to respect the senator for