"Hope is not blind optimism. It’s not ignoring the enormity of the task ahead, or the roadblocks that stand in our path. It’s not siting on the sidelines or shirking from a fight. Hope is that thing inside us that insists, despite all evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us if we have the courage to reach for it, work for it, and fight for it."
Obama’s speech right now is basically summing up every reason why I fully support him as president and why I’m voting for him again in 2012.
Barack Obama :
53,025 words—and none of them were “middle class.”