The Concession Speech: Grant Park Reax

November 4, 2008

In a brief concession speech before a crowd of disappointed supporters, Arizona Senator John McCain graciously conceded defeat and wished "godspeed to the man who will be my president". The crowd at Grant Park quietly listened throughout. The consensus among the Obama supporters assembled was that McCain's speech was a classy one. Our sources on the ground report lots of tears, including on the faces of some of the press.