In fact, it couldn't sincerely be said that much of anything changed at all.
This country, this world even, is not made by the grace of a single man or woman. An individual can render it grievous harm however.
But in the end, America - and every other country for that matter - is the result of the diligence of her entire people. And I tend to believe she is only as good as the lengths her people will go to admit that they are not wise enough to govern this land with mere human reasoning.
Acknowledging that much is the beginning of the enlightenment that the Founders prayed we might have. We've lost sight of that, and that has to be said regardless of what "party" we might belong to.
I'm going to have more to say about this election in the coming days. Including some things that may not be very popular, but I think they need to be said anyway.
In the meantime, congratulations to everyone who won his or her respective election.
I wrote that four years ago, on the morning after the last presidential election. Thought it was worth sharing again this morning.