Is a historic speech historic if no one hears it?

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I live in Canada's capital, media local to me made no mention of Barack Obama's speech at the annual Nelson Mandela Lecture today or more preferably in advance. No mention even the day of...not to get political; but the front page for the last few days has been...you know who :/

Unaware of the speech at the time am on youtube in the evening and clicked the youtube logo...and his speech today comes up. Yay yt for promoting this event...unlike the local "news for views" stuff available through local "traditional" media lol

Anyways the speech is amazing imo, an admirer of Obama I'm perhaps biased, but his wording, method of speaking and message were all on point.

Just wanted to highlight the lecture, so are encouraged to check it out.

Humans ftw!

(ugh, how was this event not some, "kids get grandma, come gather round tv" moment)
 

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Anyways the speech is amazing imo, an admirer of Obama I'm perhaps biased, but his wording, method of speaking and message were all on point.
Obama has always been an excellent speaker. It's too bad he couldn't govern as well as he could give speeches.
 
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Now we wait to see if anyone bites.....come on phinds you're smarter

This is a speech about humanity, not a concern of governance.
 
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Ok, no politics. Thread locked.
 

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