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Final post from DC; just back from the mall

By Aaron Banks  

Well, hello there, Mr President

Just got back to my apartment after watching Barack Obama’s swearing in, from the steps below The Capital.  The mood was euphoric, with a dash of relief that came as soon as President Obama—that feels good to type, doesn’t it?—completed the oath of office.  After 8 years of Bush, I, and i think most of the others there, will need time to find the words to describe the joyful feeling of hearing my president, our president, talk about confidence,…

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