A Lovely Story About The American Dream

So many people were tweeting about Michelle Obama’s speech last night that I watched the video of it and, yeah: WHAT A SPEECH. I would say it rivals the president’s speech on the tarmac in Independence Day, or anything Aaron Sorkin has written for anyone. If you’re interested in a really good narrative of The American Dream delivered by a lady who almost made this cynic believe anything is possible, I recommend it. I mean, to be clear, I don’t buy any of the rhetoric that anyone is serving us. I think we’re really screwed. But this feels good to listen to. Full text available here.