I listened to the speach in the car and it made me cry. Not because of what it said, because he has a hard road ahead to do even 1/100 of what he hopes to do, but because he's a leader. He's not just filling the office. He's going to comfort, inspire and lead and he seems to have enough understanding of grey to do a good job of it. Since our economy is currently based on hope and trust, this is critical.
Even Bush looked happy getting on to the helicopter.