It’s becoming clearer and clearer that Obama won by a landslide vote (in electoral vote terms – actual votes are still being counted). This only makes the feeling that America has redeemed itself all the more palpable. History has been thunderously made and it is humbling to be witness to it. Given the colored (pun intended) history of the United States, this seminal and transformative moment is pregnant with implications and consequences that makes this time one of the most important that we can possibly exist in. This is quite simply a victory for the level-headed and temperate-minded. This is a victory, not only for the 300 million individuals in America, but for the other 6 1/2 billion people that call this tiny rock we call planet Earth home. Ladies and gentleman, the next leader of the United States, Barack Obama.