The presenter, a labor lawyer who has deployed overseas as a Navy reservist, remarked that he was empathetic for those who had to sit through his class. Some, he explained, had suffered a terrible shock the night before. Others were recovering from celebrating a terrible shock.
"Look out the window," he said. "No fires, no angry mobs, no automatic gunfire. Just America. I've been places where the opposite was true."
Last night, before we started to digest the returns, Pat played this for us.