November 6th, 2008
Congratulations go to Mr. Obama, 44th President-Elect of the United States of America. Watching the election results on Tuesday night were an interesting mix of suspense and non-suspense. On one hand the enthusiasm for Obama as well as the disappointment with the Bush administration were so strong that few people doubted how the elections would turn out. On the other hand the 2000 and 2004 elections showed everyone that results can end up being surprising.
The world-wide echo has been huge throughout the whole election cycle and culminated with congratulations around the world: