There was an explosion of joy and happy tears as people came out on the streets dancing and chanting. Some television pundits — notably Van Jones on CNN — broke down in tears as they explained the relief they felt at being freed from an ugly four-year term of a president who embodied some of the vilest human characteristics — racism, bigotry, narcissism, sexism, and an unrelenting disregard for truth, facts, and science.
Moments after the race was called, Harris, out on a walk with her husband Doug Emhoff, posted a video of her phone call to Biden in which she said, “We did it, we did it, Joe. You are going to be the next president of the United States.” Emhoff posted a photo of him hugging Kamala with the caption: So proud of you. Biden’s call sign on social media changed to “President-elect,” and Kamala Harris’s to “vice president-elect”.
A pivotal moment after 244 yrs of mostly male dominance
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