I’m not American. I’m Scottish and I wouldn’t trade that for anything… but I’ve said before, my dream job would be Sam’s in the West Wing – writing speeches for the President.
Obama’s speech writer is 26 years old Jon Favreau. That’s right, he’s 26. He obviously has one of the most gifted orators in the world to work with and Obama has huge input into the process, but to have a hand, or even a little finger in this shows real talent. Obama’s victory speech will, I think, come to be regarded with some of the great speeches of all time.
If you didn’t hear it, spend 15 minutes listening to what a political speech, a sermon, a lecture or a presentation should sound like: