I can't imagine anyone else currently in public life, or any other politician or person now in office, who could have created and delivered this speech with such depth, sincerity, gravity, and warmth. I'm looking at you, Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich or any other presidential wannabe -- left or right.
I'm in tears. The speech is long but as people who live for only a brief time as citizens of this world, we owe it to ourselves and our fellow humans to listen to it. This is our President, and I could not be more proud.
Huffington Post has a full transcript below the video if you'd like to read along.