The 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama took center stage tonight to a cheering crowd estimated to be over 125,000 where he addressed America. Indeed a historical speech which made many reminisce Martin Luther King’s speech before the day he was assassinated.
In what is a day that will go down in the history books, Barack Obama said, “If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place that all thing are possible who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time who still questions t he power of our democracy tonight is your answer.”
In a humble speech Obama went on to say, “it’s been a long time coming but tonight because of what we did on this day, in this election, at this defining moment change has come to America.”
In regards to his opponent, Obama called him a brave and selfless leader. He also congratulated Governor Palin and looked forward to working with them.
Obama thanked his partner Vice President Joe Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama who he called the “love of my life.” In regards to his grandmother Obama said, “I know my grandmother is watching along with a family who made me who I am and I miss them tonight, I know my debt to them is beyond measure.” Obama lightheartedly told his daughters that they would have a new puppy to join them in the White House.
The crowds full of emotion and tears included Oprah and Reverend Jesse Jackson. In regards to the challenges he will face Obama said, “the road ahead will be long, lour climb will be steep we might not get there in one year or in one term but America I will never been hopeful, I promise you we as a people will get there.” Giving America a chance to hope for a better future…
To a crowd cheering, “Yes We Can” Obama stated, ”Let us remember that if this financial crises taught us anything we can’t have a thriving wall street while main street suffers.” To those Americans who didn’t vote for him he had a message, “I will be your president too.”
In a comforting speech that will go down in history, President Obama brought hope and invited all of America to join him. What are your thoughts?
Watch the full speech below!