Skip to comments.A Speech to the Delegates
Posted on 08/30/2008 3:09:18 PM PDT by DeFault User
International Herald Tribune David Brooks: A speech to the delegates By David Brooks Friday, August 29, 2008 DENVER:
My fellow Americans, it is an honor to address the Democratic National Convention at this defining moment in history. We stand at a crossroads at a pivot point, near a fork in the road on the edge of a precipice in the midst of the most consequential election since last year's "American Idol."
One path before us leads to the past, and the extinction of the human race. The other path leads to the future, when we will all be dead.
We must choose wisely. We must close the book on the bleeding wounds of the old politics of division and sail our ship up a mountain of hope and plant our flag on the sunrise of a thousand tomorrows with an American promise that will never die! For this election isn't about the past or the present, or even the pluperfect conditional. It's about the future, and Barack Obama loves the future because that's where all his accomplishments are.
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It's about the future, and Barack Obama loves the future because that's where all his accomplishments are.
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