We all knew it would happen but jeez, never to this extreme.
They take pictures of people crying when they see him, people in praying postures, "halos" around his head, etc.
And some of the articles like this one, man.
Obama's victory seemed almost otherworldly -- as if the laws of space and time had been suspended, and a quality as evanescent and fragile as hope had suddenly become real. I am not a religious person, but it was hard not to feel that his triumph vindicated the essence of what I think of as the secular essence of religion, something even nonbelievers can believe in: the possibility of inner transformation. A transformation at once personal, and national.
Mary Kathrine Ham even thinks he's got the mojo.
As a constituent of his for a few years I can tell you he's no savior.