Off message, shedding a tear: Barack Hussein Obama’s last campaign rally, ever. {Video}

Via Waylon Lewis
on Nov 6, 2012
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Barack Hussein Obama’s last campaign rally, ever. {Video}

We still got work to do!

In Obama’s last rally of his career he drops the stump speech, sheds tears, & with strained voice tells the story of how it all started: “Fired up!” One of the most heartfelt speeches I’ve heard.

Bonus: First Lady Michelle Obama’s Speech at the President’s Final Rally in Iowa:

Bonus: complete rally, including the tears and Bruce Springsteen performances:

Bonus: President Obama’s speech about humble beginnings of his now-powerful Presidency & campaign reminded me of this scene from the West Wing:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


13 Responses to “Off message, shedding a tear: Barack Hussein Obama’s last campaign rally, ever. {Video}”

  1. Bill Veik says:

  2. Sandi says:

    I love my President.

  3. Carrie Tyler says:

    I'm fired up too!

  4. mfpfaff says:

    Fired up! Ready to go!

  5. @raqueladams says:

    That's my President. Let's do this!!!

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