Wednesday, November 08, 2006

oh my god.

the AP and NBC news just called the virginia race for webb. if the montana victory holds, then the democrats have control of congress. the last time that this was true, i was 14 years old. i was barely out of middle school. i was wearing flannel, for gods sake.

to celebrate, i just did a flailing, ridiculous happy dance around my living room and scared the hell out of CatCat.

oh my god.

update: i find this headline - Youth turnout in election biggest in 20 years - particularly interesting. it only took young people six whole years to get off our asses and push back against the bush administration and the right-wing machine. or, is it these 18, 19, 20 year olds from a new, more civic-minded generation? i've been a bit skeptical of all this talk of the "millenials" being more focused on throwback "greatest generation" values like responsibility and community...these stats will certainly lend some fuel to that theoretical fire...

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