At the risk of being a downer…

Am I the only one a little troubled at just *how* excited everyone is about our “peaceful transfer of power”?  I mean, yes, it is a good thing, and yes, it is unusual given that human history is littered with violent uprisings and assassinations, but really, the fact that we currently have a system of government that can change leadership peacefully should not be looked upon as a great accomplishment.  This is not setting the bar very high…

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~ by realsupergirl on January 20, 2009.

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