In a story explaining his plans for the inauguration, McClatchy reporter Matt Garfield says Barack Obama's inauguration will be "a moment unrivaled in our nation's history."
Jeez. I don't know how much American history Matt Garfield has studied, but I can think of quite a few more significant moments in American history.
Try the Declaration of Independence, and the colonies breaking away from England and forming a nation. The Constitution. Lincoln keeping the union together -- and ending slavery -- by leading the union army in the Civil War. Building the transcontinental railroad. The US leading the allies to defeat Hitler and Mussolini and Hirohito. Landing a man on the moon. Defeating communism. For generations, being a beacon of liberty for the world.
That little list took me a minute or two; I'm sure there are more to add.
Sorry, Matt, but so far Obama hasn't accomplished other than getting more votes than Hillary Clinton in the primaries, then getting more votes than John McCain in the general election. Get a grip on yourself.