Former First Lady of the US, Michelle Obama kick started the Democratic Convention ahead of the Presidential Election that is scheduled to take place on 3 November.
In her taped statement, Mrs Obama talked about the future of America, which became one of the greatest countries due to the sacrifice of her compatriots, as she emphasized on choosing the right candidate to represent the country who can take the nation to the new heights.
She also talked about the role of a President and the immense power that lies in their hand as she said: “A president’s words have the power to move markets. They can start wars or broker peace. They can summon our better angels or awaken our worst instincts.”
Calling out current President Trump “wrong president” Michelle Obama also took the public notice to equality by talking about the ‘Black Lives Matter’ agenda that recently shook American nation and saw a soar in protest amidst the pandemic.
Michelle Obama in her speech also went all praises for the Democratic contender Joe Biden and said, “I know Joe. He is a profoundly decent man, guided by faith. He was a terrific vice president. He knows what it takes to rescue an economy, beat back a pandemic, and lead our country. And he listens. He will tell the truth and trust science. He will make smart plans and manage a good team. And he will govern as someone who’s lived a life that the rest of us can recognize.” and extended her support to the team of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Watch her entire speech here:
If we want to end the chaos and division—and keep alive the possibility of progress on the issues we hold dear—we’ve got to vote for @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris like our lives depend on it. Register today by texting VOTE to 30330. https://t.co/xPu5o0SYLJ
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) August 18, 2020