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We are approaching the milestone of 100 days, events are moving at breakneck speed.  The economy is still in dire straits and we are still prosecuting two wars.  As the punditocracy of the right takes every shot they can no matter how weak it might appear, the Netroots counter their disinformation in a never ending pitched battle.  And all the while the remainder of the Conservative movement is lashing out dangerously like a wounded animal half-crazed with pain and rage.  

In the melee that is politics it is easy to lose sight of what inspires.  To that end, here is 3 minutes and 21 seconds worth of reminder.  I still get goosebumps when I watch it.  I predict I always will.

It is for this that we hoped.
It is for this that we waited.
It is this that we now have.

Now, take a deep breath through that smile, square your shoulders, and as the man said, "Let's get to work".

- Tim

Originally posted to sinnyc on Mon Apr 20, 2009 at 08:14 PM PDT.

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