January 20, 2009

When History Strikes

Posted in Uncategorized at 9:12 am by R

Today is monumental.

Today the paper’s will sell out.

Today, no PR stunt or adjacent story angle will touch the huge news of Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration.

Today IS history. Everyone can feel it. There’s a reverence in the voices of every news correspondent. There’s an energy in the crowd that is just electric.

For a day we want so much to describe…there just aren’t words right now. Perhaps that speechlessness and breathlessness — and simultaneously screaming, cheering and laughing — that seems to be the hallmark of the day so far says it all.

Though it may be hard to believe, there are some people who don’t care about today. I can only hope that looking back they will appreciate that today is about American History, far more so than American Politics.

~R

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1 Comment »

  1. Momma said,

    Amen!


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