Alex Brandon / Associated Press
January 25, 2009
Inaugural celebrations: Admittedly, we hit the wall with the 24-hour Obama coverage on the news networks this past week, but only the most cynical among us can truly admit to being unmoved. Seriously, most occasions featuring awkward musical medleys with the likes of U2, Bruce Springsteen and Garth Brooks involve award shows and sporting events. It was heartening to see so much fuss about something truly historic.