The Inaugural Committee just released a video of President Obama talking about what Monday’s inauguration means to him.
“Two figures that I admire probably more than anybody in American history are Dr. King and President Lincoln,” Obama says. “So for me to have the opportunity to be sworn in using the bibles of these two men that I admire so deeply on the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington is, I think, fitting. Because their actions — the movements they represented — are the only reason that it’s possible for me to be inaugurated.”
via The Presidential Inaugural Committee 2013.
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So, will you all be watching the inauguration live on Monday, or are there other, more pressing things on the schedule?