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Many locals excited about historic presidential election

Original post made on Nov 14, 2008

The words "President-elect Barack Obama" must be sounding pretty good to a majority of local voters. The Midpeninsula, like the rest of San Mateo County, voted overwhelmingly to send Mr. Obama to the White House.

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Posted by Not Excited
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Nov 14, 2008 at 9:23 am

... and many locals are NOT excited about this "historic presidential election". In fact, nearly half the country is not excited. Yes, it's "historic" in that is was the largest expression of mass-naivety this country has ever seen. It also is "historic" in that never has a man of so few accomplishments and such left-wing principles and affiliations ever been elected to the highest office in the land.
Wake up, people. Get over being ga-ga about your new "hope" for "change" and look around. The stock market is tanking in response to the election, and world leaders, both friend and foe, are salivating over this little lap-dog who's foreign policy is based on "can't we just all be friends".

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Posted by Not Excited Either
a resident of another community
on Nov 14, 2008 at 1:06 pm

Yes, and the Almanac, just like MSNBC, is absolutely giddy.
Gag me.

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