Sunnis and Shia voting in the first election with all interested parties taking part. Historic.
Of course, some of the media writes stories with titles like:
I wonder if there were any injuries during our last election? There are reports of mortars being either fired or set off (IED style) outside of a polling place in Tikrit.
But others get the impact of it, despite ignoring that President Bush and our military got us to this point:
Iraqis hope elections will herald new era
Times Online, UK
Fifteen million Iraqis are voting today. Because of the strong turnout, the voting time was extended. And I saw a stat on one of the cable channels that there are over 400 women running for office in this election.