The announcement came, November 4, at 10pm Chicago time. Barack Obama was declared America’s next President. The vast sea of humanity packed into the city’s Grant Park erupted in a deafening roar that must have been audible ten miles out in Lake Michigan.
Tens of thousands of Obama supporters cheered and whooped themselves hoarse. People wept, hugged and embraced. They waved flags, and erupted in chants of “Oh-bah-mah” and “yes we can!”... Times Online