Barack Obama made history last night when he became the first African-American to win a major party nomination in the United States of America. Regardless of what you think of the man's politics, you have to be impressed with the significance of this happening.
Up to now, the only time an American President is anything other than a white man is in movies and television shows. President David Palmer on 24, only a few years ago, seemed to symbolize some enlightened future that could only exist in fiction. Yet here we are in June 2008.
As a Canadian looking down upon my neighbours to the South, I think it's pretty awesome.