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A Sour Note
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Whatever my reservations are about President Obama, it was quite an amazing site to be standing at the Capitol overlooking all of the jubilant faces on the Mall. It was a reminder of the resilience of the American system, and the ability for people to change their government if they don’t like its leadership. Also, it was hard not to appreciate the obvious enormity of the moment given the historical significance of this being the first African American president.
But for me, everything was marred by the fact that when President Bush was announced, I could hear loud booing as well as chants of “Na na, na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye!” This was not only classless, but completely at odds with President Obama’s avowed goal of bringing civility to Washington.

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