...no shot rang out on the National Mall.
...there were no arrests among the 2 million visitors to Washington, DC.
...a lot of people set our new president up to fail. No one can deliver on all the expectations of being a rock star and messiah rolled into one, and he will be blamed for not delivering everything to everyone.
...Barack Obama gave an inaugural speech to all Americans.
...America proved, once again, that the world's oldest social and political revolution still works.