Tuesday, 18 August 2020

it is what it is

Former First Lady Michelle Obama gave one of a number of rousing speeches during the first night of the Democratic National Convention—harnessing the handicaps of having only a virtual audience to appeal to voters at this crucial juncture for the future of America with many impactful take-aways including:
“A president’s words have the power to move markets. They can start wars or broker peace. They can summon our better angels or awaken our worst instincts. You simply cannot fake your way through this job. As I’ve said before, being president doesn’t change who you are; it reveals who you are.” Watch the whole of the prepared remarks, read the transcript and find more coverage from NPR at the link above.