We hear at Gossip On This called it months ago (back in January during the primaries) but CNN is projecting that Barack Obama has won the 2008 presidential election. WE DID IT! Not only have we elected the first African American president in the history of the United States of America, but we have put someone in office who can possibly turn this country around. It’s very doubtful that he’ll be able to restore our country 100% over the next 8 years, but he has a better chance of doing it than old man McLame.

It’s surreal to believe that all of this is a reality…

CNN projects that Barack Obama will be the nation’s 44th president. As polls closed on the West coast, the Illinois senator was projected to receive enough electoral votes to pass the 270-vote threshold. Obama is projected to win California, Washington, Oregon and Hawaii. He also is projected to win Virginia, a state that hasn’t voted for a Democratic president since 1964.

As Obama built up a commanding lead over Sen. John McCain, senior aides to the Arizona senator were growing pessimistic about his chances. When asked if they saw a path to victory, two senior McCain aides said no.

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