Drove home from work behind the only person in in Eastern Mass. who voted for John McCain. McCain/Palin sticker, a “I love freedom, guns, and money - you can keep the change,” sticker, and, best of all, right above the girl on his truck flap, a giant full-color bumper sticker of the plane flying into the two towers with the phrase “never forget.”
I’ve always said the best way to remember such an important event is to trivialize it by sticking a picture of it on your trunk.
“I come here not to dispute the suggestion that I haven’t yet achieved enough in my life. First of all, Michelle concurs with that assessment. She has a long list of things that I have not yet done waiting for me when I get home. But more than that I come to embrace the notion that I haven’t done enough in my life. I heartily concur. I come to affirm that one’s title, even a title like ‘president of the United States,’ says very little about how well one’s life has been led.”—Obama at ASU commencement. (via easilyportable) (via boyhowdy)