Tuesday, June 03, 2008

10:15 p.m. | The Moment:

“Tonight, I can stand here and say that I will be the Democratic nominee for president of the United States of America.” - Barack Obama

More Below the Fold

He and Michelle did a little fist tap before he got on stage and he thanked his grandmother. I'm so happy I'm crying.

. . . if we are willing to work for it, and fight for it, and believe in it, then I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal; this was the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and restored our image as the last, best hope on Earth. This was the moment – this was the time – when we came together to remake this great nation so that it may always reflect our very best selves, and our highest ideals.

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