we have been told we cannot do this by a chorus of cynics. they will only grow louder and more dissonant. we’ve been asked to pause for a reality check. we’ve been warned against offering the people of this nation false hope.
but in the unlikely story that is america, there has never been anything false about hope.” senator barack obama, january 8th, 2008
i don’t care what your politics are, that line (“there has never been anything false about hope”) is a butt kicking line.
i may not end up voting for him (though i would like the chance) but i stand amazed at that line.