A lot of people complain that Obama is simply a pop culture icon, a celebrity, that his campaign is a spectacle. This is what I have to say to that:
Never before in my life have I waved an American flag. Until tonight.
Do you know what it's like to feel a stadium full of people chanting YES WE CAN! YES WE CAN! YES WE CAN!
Something incredible is happening. Something stronger than quixotic chatter or infatuation. I have never seen more people care about this country, care about politics than I have with Obama's campaign. I have never seen so many people have hope in my young life. If that's not something...