There is a place on Earth where such things happen.


A great lead in a story by Ethan Bronner in this morning’s New York Times about how last night’s historic election looks from abroad:

GAZA — From far away, this is how it looks: There is a country out there where tens of millions of white Christians, voting freely, select as their leader a black man of modest origin, the son of a Muslim. There is a place on Earth — call it America — where such a thing happens.

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