“I’m glad we’ve been bombed. It makes me feel I can look the East End in the face.”–the Queen Mum, upon the bombing of Buckingham Palace by the German Luftwaffe in 1940.
To which I say, “I’m glad we’ve been Obama-ed. It makes me feel we can look the rest of the world in the face.”
The Empire State Building, New York City, upon the election of President Barack Obama to a second term.
Close-up: the Empire State Building after Obama has won his second term. (Note to non-Americans: Democrats are blue, Republicans red.)
Election night, Chicago 2012
AP photo Jerome Delay
Courtesy Timeline Photos
You said it!
Love that last photo.
Virginia A Smith said:
Me, too. I had to search all over for it, the recent ones of him look so (justifiably) exhausted!