The KeyOkay by me that Obama didn't go for the obvious soundbite in his inaugural address - he chose substance instead.
Something to remember in the weeks ahead as the blatherers pick away at everything he does.
Now, there are some who question the scale of our ambitions, who suggest that our system cannot tolerate too many big plans. Their memories are short, for they have forgotten what this country has already done, what free men and women can achieve when imagination is joined to common purpose and necessity to courage.
What the cynics fail to understand is that the ground has shifted beneath them, that the stale political arguments that have consumed us for so long, no longer apply.