We just got done watching Obama's speech. I told the kids they would probably remember this moment for their whole lives. History in the making.
And the kids reactions to Obama's speech:
"He's sure being a good sport" (during the bits about Hillary)
"Wow, he's not pulling any punches!" (during the bits about McCain)
And... 16 minutes into it: "Was that a pick or a scratch?" (yes, we just watched that Seinfeld episode this week). I was totally ROTFLOL at that one.
I was struck again with what a brilliant and yet humble and honorable person he is. I will feel really good to have him sitting in the White House. I was happy to hear him address again our need to have good energy policies in place. Interestingly, I contrasted that with Hillary's speech from tonight where her only concession to energy was getting Detroit to make more fuel-efficient cars. Hello, the time for that was 30 years ago when Carter did that. We need more. Now. I'm glad that Obama realizes that, and I am hoping to see him follow up on it in a big way.