By Jack Engelhard
Count me in on this honeymoon. I’m thrilled that what we have before us is our first African-American president. The politicking is done. I’ve had my say, you’ve had yours, and you won. I am reconciled. Besides, he’s cool, he’s hip. What’s not to like – as of the moment?
Reminds me of JFK. John Kennedy was exceptional for the dream, the glamour, the romance.
Never mind the politics.
In a few months Barack Obama will be in office and as Americans we have no choice but to root for him. We’re all in this together.
Has fate given us a man who is destined to fulfill the promise of JFK? Was it prophesied that Obama is to pick up where Kennedy left off? God asked King Solomon: “What shall I give you?” Solomon could have asked for power and riches but he asked for “an understanding heart” by which to rule the people. Nothing more. (Power and riches followed.)
That’s a good place to start for Obama as well – for the sake of all of us.Details