Did you watch? Did you cry? I am in awe of this man, I feel inspired and I'm not even an American. And it's not just because of the man he is, which I think is pretty impressive. But because of what he is asking of the people of America, and by extension, the rest of the world. It's time to heal, it's time to change, it's time to wake up. He's not presenting himself as a messiah, but as a leader, a true leader I want to, and can, believe in - thoughtful, intelligent, courageous, humble, loving, respectful, and hopeful.
It's about bloody time.
Then I came across this interview with Barack and Michelle back in 1986 and reprinted in yesterday's The New Yorker.
Who wouldn't want to follow this man? I dare you to read it without sighing out loud.
Check it out HERE.