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Politics & Government

Election 2008: A Letter to Spike

Photo courtesy of Matthew LaPlante.

By Matthew LaPlante

Salt Lake City, UT – Whatever your ideology and political convictions, there's no question that the election of Senator Barack Obama as president of the United States stands out as a major milestone in the nation's history. Salt Lake Tribune reporter Matthew LaPlante shares his impressions of the moment that Obama won on his blog to his 17-month-old daughter. LaPlante is a military reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune. He blogs at

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