So here's a post that has nothing to do with politics. Let the polls, the analysis, the accusations, the stump speeches, and the partisan rancor rest for five minutes.
Instead, here are some nice photos.
We'll start with a nice picture of the Eiffel Tower:
Now, here's a cute beagle puppy:
Sunset on Mars:
The beautiful city of Portland, Oregon:
Salvador Dali's "The Rose"
The Provence region of France
Over the carnage rose prophetic a voice,
Be not dishearten'd, affection shall solve the problems of freedom yet,
Those who love each other shall become invincible,
They shall yet make Columbia victorious.
from "Over the Carnage Rose Prophetic a Voice" by Walt Whitman