Being true to our founding documents does not require us to agree on every contour of life; it does not mean we will all define liberty in exactly the same way, or follow the same precise path to happiness. Progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debates about the role of government for all time – but it does require us to act in our time.
— Hey Congress, this part was directed to you. (via shortformblog)
Somebody emailed me after his speech and said I should appoint him as ‘Secretary of Explaining Stuff.’
— President BARACK OBAMA, on Bill Clinton (via inothernews)
The spouses watch. I posted each of these individually but I think they make an adorable set.
I didn’t think it was possible for Bill and Michelle to exceed my expectations but both managed to. I’m looking forward to President Obama this evening. Those are two tough acts to follow but I have a feeling he’s going to knock one out of the park tonight.