Our latest for EBONY: A few personal reflections on the election at "Obama Wins, Make It Count."
If schadenfreude could be compared to a gourmet meal, last night’s meltdown Mitt Romney’s political ambitions certainly qualifies as a four-star feast at Le Cirque: Romney’s entitled arrogance. The Republican Party’s callous disregard for women, minorities and working people. And the pièce de résistance: President Obama’s electoral win was a landslide rebuke the Romney and the GOP.
So many delicious moments to choose from—Romney’s initial reluctance to concede to Donald Trump’s epic Twitter rant. But one of the most memorable events from the 2012 election was not broadcast to millions. It was a brief, personal exchange with a neighbor in my polling station in Chicago’s Logan Square that crystallized the promise of Barack Obama’s America.
Read the op-ed HERE.