As a John McCain supporter and in the spirit of McCain’s concession speech, I congratulate president-elect Barack Obama. It was a great and historic victory. It proves that Barack Obama won the hearts, hopes, and confidence of the majority of the America people.

I had and still have concerns and worries about Obama’s presidency and expressed them in The Jewish Standard and in private conversations. In Obama’s victory speech he said: “And to those Americans whose support I have yet to earn, I may not have won your vote tonight, but I hear your voices. I need your help. And I will be your president, too.” I am ready for Barack Obama to earn my support. I accept and respect his victory. I wish Barack Obama success as president of the United States and leader of the free world.