would be if I had a margarita in my hand to toast, and if it were closer to midnight that CNN was projecting Obama as the winner.
Forgive me if I want to be absolutely sure that Obama absolutely has won this election before jumping up and down for joy. We've been burned the last two presidential elections.
So, when a little more time has passed, and more complete numbers come in, I will join in the exhilaration that is sweeping the Chicago area.
He's got a very difficult job ahead of him, but I would not have voted for him if I did not think he could do it.
And yes, I am sitting here crying right now, just overcome.