People are still discussing the Obama election night speech. A surprising number of generally cynical Kiwis seem very impressed. That's got to be some sort of sign of Obama's effectiveness!
Last week a guy on one of our courses told me about attending the speech. He and a group of friends, decided to go from New York to Chicago to experience it for themselves. He said that Obama's presence reached out across the massive bullet proof glass shield and seemed to speak to every single individual in Grant Park and the surrounding streets.
No doubt the speech will be analysed right through future generations, but here is one analysis from Bert Decker and here is the hard copy of the speech, courtesy of the interesting presentation blog: Pivotal Speaking