ON THE COUCH AGAIN….It’s funny how sometimes you have to wait and see how you actually react to something to know how you’re going to react to something. I’ve been sort of fitfully supporting Hillary Clinton for the past few months, but I have to say that I don’t feel any disappointment tonight over her loss. Just the opposite, in fact. My arguments against Obama have mostly been fairly abstract ones, but emotionally I’m as susceptible to the famous Obama charm as anyone. And the idea of a young, charismatic, black guy as our next president is pretty damn inspiring. Just sayin’.
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