And I think they recognized a part of themselves in me too. And that it's not enough to just believe this - we have to do our part to make it a reality. What we have already achieved gives us hope - the audacity to hope - for what we can and must achieve tomorrow. Well it's time for them to own their failure.
In this election, we offer that choice. John Kerry believes in America. Did I ever hear him make remarks that could be considered controversial while I sat in church? Yes. That's why I stand here tonight. And Democrats, we must also admit that fulfilling America's promise will require more than just money.