Speech given by Barack Obama after winning the 2008 Presidental Election
Text of Democrat Barack Obama's speech in Chicago, IL on Novemeber 4, 2008 after winning the presidential election, as transcribed by CQ Transcriptions: OBAMA: Hello, Chicago. If there is anyone out there who still doubts … see full wiki
So for the first time in many years, I was excited about Election Night. Working in the media with a background in politics you all may be thinking that of course, I'd be excited...I'm a political geek. But truly I am not. I don't watch Sunday morning talk shows and flip the channel when talk turns to certain political problems in Washington. That stuff just doesn't interest me. But these past two years I must say has been different. Now no doubt, I, like every other … more
Barack's acceptance speech was one of his shorter ones during his campaign. I had noticed a lot of media brought this point up afterwards. I personally thought it was one of of his better ones. There was a time during his campaign where I kind of grew sick of his speeches. They began to seem repetitive, not to mention the fact that it always sounded to me like he was yelling. He was calm, collective, and reflective during this. I mean, any human can see why. He was no longer anxious. He did it. … more
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