Perhaps I'll have more later on the potential implications of the Obama Administration once I can wrap my head around all the potential boons and pitfalls suffice it to say that a recent issue of the Chicago Reader said it best: don't screw this up.
In the meantime, Newsweek has released a series of articles entitled Secrets of the 2008 Campaign, which is a kitschy title. Nonetheless, the behind-the-scenes reportage is some of the best campaign journalism since Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72.
Newsweek is a largely mediocre source of news, but every now and then they put out a smashmouth piece of honest journalism. This is one of those.