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Saturday, 11 October 2008

I've just awakened to a new day, full of joy and hope for the future. My candidate has won by a landslide. The story this morning is no longer about who won, but by how much.

Half the political pundits are on their way to Alaska to go into torpor with the bears until spring, but I wouldn't mind if they hibernated for the next four years, perhaps eight.

The ringing of the opening bell at the stock exchange sounded heavenly this morning. The entire world is on a buying spree, snatching bargains from real estate to blue chips, to whatever's left on the aisle.

The sun's shining, the air is fresh, and two squirrels chase each other outside my window. Coffee has never tasted so good. I'll probably take a nap and sleep peacefully for the first time in a long time knowing the world is in good hands.

Good thing I bought all those shares of GE. Oh, and I picked up Iceland (the country) for a thousand bucks.

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