Inauguration

by Don ~ January 20th, 2009. Filed under: Interesting.

Well, I’ve just watched Barack Obama’s inauguration. That was quite an inspiring moment. Great speech, nice pageantry without being over the top.

I’m pleased I watched it live. People talk about remembering Kennedy’s assassination or whatever. This is one I’ll remember.

Oh my god – I’m just listening to Frank McKenna, former Canadian ambassador doing commentary on CTV, pointing out that in Governor General Michaella Jean, Canada has a woman of colour and former refugee as head of state. I think he was trying to say something about two progressive countries working together, but honestly Frank — NOT THE TIME. Not even remotely comparable, either. I am so freaking embarassed.

1 Response to Inauguration

  1. Red Jason

    It was a pretty historic day. I actually feel proud to be American for once.

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