Every four years, our nation does an incredible thing that we often fail to appreciate. America goes through a process of transition of power that is orderly, democratic, and, most important, free from violence. As we can clearly see by the unrest going on in the rest of the world, this is not the norm. Since its founding, America has successfully transferred power every four years, without incident. Even during Bush versus Gore, when the election results were in question, and our Supreme Court had to participate, there was a seamless transition of power. No guns were drawn by either party. This fact should not be ignored, nor the monumental accomplishment of this feat overlooked.
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