We’re not doing enough. And we will have to change.

The president on Sunday, in Newtown.

Full text here.

Almost unbearable to watch, for the heartbreak.

A few quick observations:

You can see the gravity of sadness — almost the literal gravity — weighing on this man, as though the force of grief itself is pulling on his face. His hair is whiter than ever.

I’ve never seen him more sincere than when he said, “We’re not doing enough. And we will have to change.”

And the line that reminds me why I’m a kid person, the child who assures the adults, “I know karate, so it’s OK; I’ll lead the way out.”

3 thoughts on “We’re not doing enough. And we will have to change.”

  1. I have rarely been so offended by god-babble. I guess he’s just doing what society expects of him, but damn if it isn’t annoying.


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