Oh, the angsty music, the riveting images, the stirring speeches, and the decent production values of a mainstream media outlet's pathos-ridden paean to the Obama campaign in its final days. "Will Karl Rovian tactics be capable of crushing the sun of a new day dawning back below the dismal horizon?" the guitar strains seem to cry. The drum beat is slow and insistent, echoing the plodding determination of the tobacco-'n'-moonshine besotten racists of Appalachia to wrench Pennsylvania and the presidency from the one leader who could redeem them. Well, don't let me ruin it for you. Go check out this even-minded video for yourself. Then, check out the last days of the McCain campaign for comparison's sake. All black and white, no music.
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