If, for whatever reason, you’ve never watched this speech: just do it right now:
I was shocked to see on Youtube a 3%-ish disapproval rating to this video:
When I get time, I’m going to deconstruct this speech to see what has actually changed since 1963. My instinct is: not as much as we think.
In the meantime, I hope you join me in enjoying one of the best speeches in recorded history.
When you’ve done that, take a look at the man that stood on the shoulders of this murdered giant.
Then take a moment to reflect that this was in 2004.
Then take a moment to reflect on the delivery of his promises since this speech: