From the Atlantic Wire:
In the wake of Tuesday’s stunning upset in Massachusetts, Democrats are scrambling to reassure themselves that Barack Obama’s first year in office was merely a rough patch in what history will remember as a successful and historic presidency. Obama’s first year has been rife with successes and historic moments alike: his election as first African-American President of the United States is of course a moment to recognize. However, Obama’s year of historic moments–from the multi-billion dollar stimulus package to the legislative maelstrom that is health-care reform – has been pockmarked with firsts that are, in reality, not so historic.
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