"Cyniquian" Level Poster
Post Number: 13385
|Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 - 11:32 am: |
Libby Alexander's poem just further contributed to the lackluster proceedings. The whole ceremony was rather anti-climatic. Even the Justice administering the oath of office couldn't get the words out right.
Obama's speech was a downer, providing no memorable lines for future generations to quote. Michelle looked like a deer in the headlights. Aretha's singing was belabored.
Rev. Lowry's benediction did inject a little soul into the dead program.
I ended up investing my hopes in the up beat parade which followed, and relied on it to raise my spirits.