A New Day
Peggy says that in Senator McCain's concession speech, he set the stage for the entire country to rally around President-elect Obama. "[Senator McCain] is a great American, an authentically great one," she says. "This is a man who suffered for five and a half years in a prisoner of war camp, and this is a man who has given his life to the rough to and fro of politics in America. I think his statement last night that we must gather round and support the new president was a beautiful thing and a good way to begin."