Guariti dall'11 settembre

Indeed, the election results suggest something striking: America has forgotten. September 11 has not disappeared from our memory, of course, but we have recovered from the blow. We have forgotten how it felt to be afraid, and so, yesterday, we forgot to vote our fears. And in doing, we have elected a black president with a Muslim name.

Ezra Klein: The Most Unlikely President. Ma non so se mi convince tanto. [The American Prospect]