We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.
I like a colorful sock. I'm a sock man.
The day will come - and it is not far off - when the legacy of Lincoln will finally be fulfilled at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, when a black man or woman will sit in the Oval Office. When that day comes, the most remarkable thing about it will be how naturally it occurs.
I think the 24-hour news cycle has helped exaggerate the differences between the parties. You can always find someone on TV somewhere carping about something. That didn't happen 20 years ago.
Ageing's alright, better than the alternative, which is not being here.