Biden’s speech was the first time in four years when the words coming from the White House spoke of hope and unity, not spite and conspiracy.
It also marked the first time the White House held an official moment of silence for those who have died from the coronavirus.
Amanda Gorman stole the show. The first National Youth Poet Laureate of the United States made a huge impression with a poem that struck the perfect chord of history and hope.
It took a lot of nerve for Ted Cruz to show up.
In one scene, you had Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga and Alex Rodriguez. Obviously, Beyonce was the Designated Survivor.
Watching Mike Pence leave the White House in a Chevy Suburban, as opposed to the traditional send-off of an outgoing president in (what is typically called) Marine One is a fitting ending to the last administration.
We are in a new era. Thank God.