It looks like Elizabeth Dole has lost in her effort to be re-elected to a U.S. Senate seat in North Carolina. Whew! She's the one who ran an ad accusing her opponent of being an atheist. If the people of North Carolina are abandoning Dole, they are probably also abandoning McCain and the Republicans in general. It's looking good for Barack Obama.
If you wonder what this news from the U.S. has to do with life in Saint-Aignan.... well, there are at least two Americans living here. And this morning, when Sylvie, la boulangère, delivered the bread, asked me whether I would be following the election results tonight. I said yes, of course. And she told me that she would vote for Obama if she were American.