February 1, 2009

Obama Nation - 1

I missed the Obama inauguration last week as I was away... so, a few links related to the inauguration that I found today.
The First Couple, on the inaugural-parade route to the White House, wave to the adoring crowd gathered along Pennsylvania Avenue. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz.

(Picture from an album of pictures of "Obama’s kaleidoscopic army of policy aces, whiz kids, and veteran advisers" by famed photographer, Annie Leibovitz on vanityfair.com. Also, this photo-album in the NY Times, with awkward looking poses for the portraits in some cases, of "Obama's people".)

Hallelujah for the vast sea of nearly two million people holding madly fluttering flags in the bright noonday sun. For being smart again. And sexy again. And optimistic again. 

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