Hope

Nov. 5th, 2008 12:49 am
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I'm the most cynical person I know. Now this might not be true. I've even been extremely cynical about Obama's message of hope. But right now his speech has turned that around a bit. I think I actually cried tears of relief.

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Date: 2008-11-05 06:05 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kaydee23.livejournal.com
I bawled.

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Date: 2008-11-05 03:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] anelith.livejournal.com
I did indeed cry last night, and hugged the members of my family who were awake (the littlest one crashed). And then cried again this morning when I heard a repeat of his acceptance speech on the radio. It's a good day!

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Date: 2008-11-05 03:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chicken-cem.livejournal.com
It's truly an amazing time. I teared up when I read about a 114-year-old woman, the child of slaves, voting for Obama from her convalescent home.

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Date: 2008-11-05 06:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] viciouswishes.livejournal.com
I woke up feeling that I needed to drink the koolaid. And I'm pretty much with you on the cynical train.

We shall see.

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Date: 2008-11-05 07:28 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chicken-cem.livejournal.com
To me it's the difference between cowering, twitching and flinching, versus peeking up somewhat hopefully over the edge of an unknown void. To non-cynics this may not seem like a huge difference, but to me, it is.

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Date: 2008-11-06 12:07 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] saifai.livejournal.com
I admit I did too.

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