The British voted for a Jewish prime minister in 1868.
The Australians voted for a Theosophist prime minister in 1901.
The UN General Assembly voted for a gay Secretary General in 1953.
The Indians voted for a communist chief minister in 1957.
The Sri Lankans voted for a female prime minister in 1960.
Muslim Turkey voted for a female prime minister in 1993.
Indian parliament voted for an untouchable president in 1997.
The Americans voted for an intellectually challenged president in 2001.
Nevertheless, he has overcome the considerable odds of race, age and lack of experience to become the most powerful and influential leader in the world. It says much for him and also for the American electorate. He has promised much and much is expected of him. May he guide that great nation with wisdom and kindness, prudence and good judgment.