America made history tonight. For me the night was anxiety and excitement and goose bumps and misty eyes and an overall feeling of the awesomeness of this moment. It has been a night to remember.
As someone who is--mostly--prone to idealism rather than cynicism, my favorite line of President Elect Obama's speech was this:
"...to all those who have wondered if America's beacon still burns as bright - tonight we proved once more that the true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals: democracy, liberty, opportunity, and unyielding hope."