On November 4, 2008, the citizens of the United States gave prejudice and discrimination a boot to the backside. The pride of this accomplishment was echoed from mountaintops to bus stops as Americans ran through the streets with tears streaming down their faces, crying, “Racism is over!”
What does this dramatic evolution mean for you? This guide will help you familiarize yourself with the exciting postracist America--a land its loyal citizens now call Obamistan--through user-friendly explanations of new sights, sounds, and policies, along with eyewitness testimonials, news clippings, pop quizzes, and tips for those who miss the old America. From hot-button issues like immigration, foreclosure, gentrification, reparations, and health care to holidays, toilet paper, pronouncing people’s names, and Dick Cheney’s cozy new digs in Guantánamo Bay, this indispensible guide is guaranteed to help all Obamistanis feel right at home.