The calls are coming in from AP and other sources: Scott Brown wins the Massachusetts senate race! This really changes the political landscape, especially compared to the Obama inaugural euphoria of one year ago tomorrow.
This has big implications for the 2010 general elections and beyond, but the most immediate impact will be on the Obama-Reid-Pelosi health care monstrosity (in its various mutations) now before Congress. Losing their "super majority" 60th vote, the Democratic leadership will have to consider whether to back off on pushing their ambitious plans or resort to desperate measures to try to ram a health care bill through.
Mark Steyn celebrates the "chowdah revolution". Once again, the people have spoken and political winds have shifted direction once again. May those winds shift across the land, including here in Maryland. There is new hope in the air in the wake of change we can believe in.