January 20th, 2009
12:41 PM ET
5 years ago

Schneider: A cool and collected inaugural speech

Barack Obama's cool and reassuring at a time of great anxiety.
Barack Obama's cool and reassuring at a time of great anxiety.

WASHINGTON (CNN) – This was a "cool" speech, not a rouser. That is the quality Americans admire most in Obama - he’s cool and reassuring at a time of great anxiety. Everything will be O.K. We can get through this. But it demands something from all of us: "What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility."


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  1. pam Eugene OR

    It was cool and moved me to tears. I am so proud to be an American today.
    Congratulations President Obama.

    January 20, 2009 03:26 pm at 3:26 pm |

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