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What Was Your Favorite Part of President Obama's Inauguration?

What Was Your Favorite Part of Pres. Obama's Inauguration?

It feels like it's been a long time since November's election, but after today's inauguration we officially have Barack Obama as our president. It was a historic day for countless reasons, and there are many aspects of the ceremony that will linger in our minds. From his speech to his taking the oath and his family's fashion — Michelle in Isabel Toledo and the girls in J. Crew — as well as the performances and the general scene, it was an amazing way to welcome President Obama. Tell us — what was your favorite part of today's inauguration?

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californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
ITA with BethM. The inauguration itself was pretty amazing, and I loved seeing the huge crowds who got to witness this historic moment.
Isista Isista 8 years
I loved the scene as a whole. Very moving to see that many people supporting our newest president.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
none of the above, the best part was knowing i could avoid the whole thing.
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
I wished they skipped the music until after he took the oath before 12. I was getting ancy waiting for noon:) I took pics of the TV I watched it on, it was great!!
princess_eab princess_eab 8 years
The benediction! I loved it!
KiwiLu KiwiLu 8 years
I had goosebumps through out the whole thing.
PrincessLtrain PrincessLtrain 8 years
Where was the option for "When it was over"?
Kkkkkkkkkkk Kkkkkkkkkkk 8 years
I just loved that his eldest daughter was videoing his speech on her little camera! With every tv channel in the world watching the new president, she was videoing her dad on her camera. It was so cute!
PinkNC PinkNC 8 years
I liked all of it EXCEPT for that darn poet. That whole thing was terribly written and booooring.
StolzeMama StolzeMama 8 years
well i guess he was standing. I guess the group of people to the side of him with all their hats on never had a lesson in etiquette.
StolzeMama StolzeMama 8 years
The worst part was Reverend Joseph Lowery " We ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to give back, when brown can stick around, when yellow will be mellow, when the red man can get ahead, man, and when white will embrace what is right."
esk4 esk4 8 years
I've noticed Hainan that the hand over heart has apparently become optional, at most of the sporting events I go to I am one of the few who still does this.
StolzeMama StolzeMama 8 years
the speech??? snooze.... swearing in was the only good part. After that I was done. I stuck through it horrible poet, no hand over the heart during the national anthem, all the sacrilege
SKC-Sparkle SKC-Sparkle 8 years
The whole day was absolutely beautiful and inspiring.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
You're right amloveaffair, I should have said arranged. Aretha really didn't wow me. Although her hat was interesting. :) I loved the girls outfits. They looked great. Sasha just looks like a little doll.
Aphrosette Aphrosette 8 years
isn't there a "none of the above" option!??!
lizzylu49 lizzylu49 8 years
The crowd is unbelievable! It looks freezing, so I can't imagine how many people would be out there if it was warmer. The family looks great.
lilflowa lilflowa 8 years
I loved the fashion! She looked amazing and appropriate for a first Lady and for the weather. That colour really suits her. And those precious girls! tey looked adorable!! Sasha and Malia are precious cant wait to see them grow up. The scene was also very moving
esk4 esk4 8 years
He gave a great speech. That was the best part. The worst part was the complete lack of class by everyone in attendance who booed Bush. It doesn't matter what you think of the man or of what he has done he is/was the president of our country and deserves more respect than that.
BethM BethM 8 years
His speech was amazing and it's amazing to see how far we've come as a nation.
MartiniLush MartiniLush 8 years
His speech was very inspiring and that crowd was amazing! I wish I still lived in DC - I would have been there! I was sad to miss it! :-(
fashionplate525 fashionplate525 8 years
I loved the fashion! I thought everyone looked amazing!!! Cant wait to see the choices for the ball!
Myst Myst 8 years
Hi speech had me in tears.
KristinB17 KristinB17 8 years
So amazed by the crowd gathered there, especially in the cold! It really gave me chills whenever they did the aerial shots.
Renees3 Renees3 8 years
if you don't like it, don't read it. That's what I do on all lindsay and britney articles. Anyway, I just loved the crowd. Everyone looks so hopeful and excited. And wasnt Obama cold, he didn't have gloved on or anything!
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