On the other hand, this does not represent the Second Coming. Much of the rhetoric coming out of the media would suggest otherwise:
Joe Klein: Obama's Victory Ushers in a New America"Transcendence"???
Essay: Obama's transcendence is beyond race
In Obama's victory, America comes to terms with past
Let's get real. The U.S. today, Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008, is the same country it was on Monday, 3 Nov 2008.
Here's a slightly more realistic assessment:
Utopia? ... hmmm, maybe not.