Our first ever black president has won a second term.
We now have openly gay and pansexual senators.
We now have a female veteran who lost both her legs in combat in office.
Puerto Rico is going to become a state.
More than one state has made marriage equality a reality.
We are living in a time of change, and it feels really fucking good.
”Think government isn’t about you? How many of you have student loans to pay? How many of you have credit card debt? How many of you want clean air and clean water and civil liberties? How many want jobs? How many want kids? How many want those kids to go to good schools and walk on safe streets? Decisions are made by those who show up.
Hillary Clinton pwns Aaron Sorkin:
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says when she visited Burma, the speaker of the lower house there asked her for help learning how to be a democratic congress.
“He went on to tell me that they were trying to teach themselves by watching old segments of ‘The West Wing,’” Clinton said Wednesday during a congressional ceremony for Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. ”I said, ‘I think we can do better than that, Mr. Speaker.’”