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Living Up To Expectations
Posted By Dave Goldstein On January 22, 2009 @ 10:52 am In Notebook | No Comments
Well if you’ve had your head buried in the sand or just got back from a trip to the outer reaches of space, you may have missed the news about President Obama’s inauguration. Well given all of the difficulties we are facing in America today, people have high expecations for President Obama and they were looking for a lot in his inaugural speech. Having been in the crowd on the mall for the inauguation I can say that many people were thrilled with what he said. However, he will have a lot to live up to. So, what are the legacies of other landmark inaugural addresses? Well AARP recently took a poll on whether or not Americans have met the challenge of JFK’s inaugural address which beseeched us to “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” Check out the results and let us know how you feel about it:
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