*It's actually not entirely irrelevant. Look at some of this guy's traits, and tell me you agree that it requires some of those characteristics in a leader to work well across partisan lines. :o)
This note added 11/6: Aamir Khan at his blog:
...Obama has won. My congratulations to the people of the US, this is their victory as much as Obama’s. Well now his work really begins, time for him to fulfil all his promises. Quite a soap opera though.