John McCain's concession speech was graceful. But I think he is wrong in at least two counts.
He said that "the failure is mine." The failure is not all his, W, the Republican Party must bear part of the responsibilities.
He said that "This is an historic election, and I recognize the special significance it has for African-Americans and for the special pride that must be theirs tonight." The election of Barack Obama is much more than that. Barack Obama is much more than an African-American President. It is a victory of hope against fear and despair.