Livia Llewellyn (livia_llewellyn) wrote,
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One last post for the night...

It occurred to me, while watching Obama's speech, that he is the first person of my generation to be elected to the presidency - only two years older than me, with a wife who's a year younger than me. He's going to be the nation's first Gen-X president*. It's kind of an odd feeling, but it's also very cool.


* As defined by Douglas Coupland, author of Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, who placed the the birth dates as being from the late 50's through the early '60s.
Tags: generation x, politics

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