November 04, 2008

"potentially historic": adjectival countdown

Obama supporters at 1 p.m.

Obama supporters at 5 p.m.

McCain supporters at 5 p.m.

Obama supporters at 7 p.m.
The first bunch of states have been called by CNN:
Vermont, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maine, Delaware, Maryland, DC for Obama (77)
Kentucky, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee for McCain (34)
No surprises yet.

McCain supporters at 7 p.m.

CNN calls Pennsylvania and Ohio for Obama.
Obama supporters at 9 p.m.

McCain supporters at 9 p.m.

10 p.m. (CST): CNN calls Virginia for Barack Obama.

Wolf Blitzer: "This is a moment that could be potentially historic."
CNN projects that Barack Obama will win the election.

Obama supporters at 10 p.m.

Obama supporters after the CNN announcment:

10.18 p.m. McCain gives an unsnippy concession speech.
His audience boos.

McCain suppporters after the speech.

But let's end on a positive note.
Obama supporters at midnight.

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