An intersting point. For a while I've been thinking that the really crucial elections were in '36 and '64. In '36, we were asked, "How do you like your experiment with socialism?" We replied, "We like it fine." In '64 we were asked, "Are you sure?" We replied, "Yes, we're sure."
Barack Obama isn't going to "fundamentally transform" anything. But it seems as if he'll be the lucky spud in the right place and time to preside over the completion of our transformation from the United States of America to the People's republic of America.