“Let’s roll up our sleeves and get back to work for our country. “, originally uploaded by Nastassia A. Davis.

One of the things that has really struck me about the Obama campaign is how people are not waiting for the government to do something for them but are actually inspired to do something for their country. It will be fascinating to see how this plays out in the next year as the economy drifts downward. But the president-elect, even before he takes office is already trying to do what he did during the campaign, which is to funnel people’s enthusiasm into action. If he is successfu, we might just make it through this economic meltdown and come out the other side even better than before.