Bill Clinton rallied the troops last night in Pittsburgh, giving the keynote address at Netroots Nation. The last few minutes of his nearly hour long speech.
You hold the seeds of a genuine revolution in our public life and you do it by mobilizing people and generating emotion but also by getting people to think.
This battle is not over. We have big-time responsibilities. It is an honor for all us to be alive and to carry this responsibility. We can’t be in the peanut gallery. We have to be actors. … Don’t lose your energy because things don’t work out the way you want. It won’t take you 40 years to get health care reform.... But we should realize that we have been given this staggering responsibility. I have been waiting 40 years for this. ”