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President Obama's Inauguration Speech

15 Ratings: 4.0
President Obama's Inauguration Speech - January 20, 2009

Prior predictions for Obama's Inauguration Speech:   Aides says Obama's speech will call for a new era of responsibility His inauguration speech is being compared to Roosevelt's and Kennedy's Obama is expected to "calm the nation" like FDR … see full wiki

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3 reviews about President Obama's Inauguration Speech
review by . January 29, 2009
Nearly 8 months ago I wrote a review questioning Obama's campaign strategy to restrict his exposure to all media and promote, what I believed at the time, a facade of change and hope. I questioned whether this facade would suffice in place of substance and revealing Obama enough to voters in order to win the Democratic nomination and furthermore the Presidency. Today in his inauguration speech Obama has revealed a piece of himself and answered some of my questions however in the process raised even …
review by . February 03, 2009
Obama is smooookin'
Did I like Obama's speech? Uh, no. I mean, I like the guy and all, but there was no bloviating, no, as my friend puts it, "soaring rhetoric."     To quote old school Link from the classic Legend of Zelda cartoons, "Well, excuuuuuuse me, princess," but I like soaring rhetoric. I LIKE meandering diatribes about "progress" and the pursuit of happiness in modern day America. I like all that bull crap, and quite frankly, Obama didn't deliver.     What he DID …
review by . January 21, 2009
I have to say, I was surprised, and impressed, by Obama's speech today. I was covering the event for one of the papers I work for, and I really had no idea what to expect. I'd seen many of his past speeches, and of course he is an engaging speaker, but I thought Obama took a step back, and delivered a leaner, more muscular speech after he was sworn in. He looked to the past for the roots that have made America what it is, but also called Americans to do more than that, to reject the status quo.   &nb …
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