Last night on MSNBC, Rachel Maddow said her goodbye to former President Bush. (God, that feels so good.) She also gave a shout-out to our brother site, AfterElton.com, while discussing the controversy over HBO cutting off openly gay Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson in his prayer as part of the inaugural week in Washington yesterday:
Personally, one of my favorite moments from the inauguration in general was Maddow’s comments on George Bush Sr., who her fellow commentators noted looked “old” as he shuffled down the stairs slowly to attend the ceremony. Maddow responded: “Maybe he’s just bundled up for the cold. I walk like that when I’m cold, too.”
Obama’s speech was a lot about responsibility, and how we all, as American citizens, have personal responsibility. We can’t expect one person to clean up the huge mess we have on our hands. You can watch the speech in its entirety below or read the transcript.
The excitement of today has been felt all over the world, and here are what some in the blogosphere have had to say about the occasion of putting our 44th President of the United States of America in his rightful place today:
What was your favorite moment from the inauguration?