The morning after the election, the disappointment will begin to settle upon the Obama crowd. Defeat -- by now unthinkable to the devotees -- will bring heartbreak. Victory will steadily deliver the sobering verdict that our troubles won't be solved by a leader's magic.
— Fouad Ajami, in an important piece called "Obama and the Politics of Crowds", for the Wall Street Journal.
Listen to me - shave your head, pierce your nose, start wearing a sarong - and all your worldly possessions? They go to: