UPDATE Friday am – Michelle Obama writes open letter to Thinking Parents here.
It was magnificent, the best since his race speech as a candidate imo. As a mom and educator, of course my favorite part was about setting an example for the children, whose hope is yet undimmed, who believe us and believe IN us:
“I want to live up to her expectations
I want our democracy to be as good as Christina imagined it
I want America to be as good as she imagined it. . .
ALL of us, we should do everything we can, to to be sure this country lives up to our children’s expectations!”
If we’re lucky and smart, it will turn out that fine words like these matter most.