Final speech from Michelle Obama last Friday: “Do not ever let anyone make you feel like you don’t matter, or like you don’t have a place in our American story because you do. Know that this country belongs to you to all of you, from every background and walk of life. If you or your parents are immigrants know that you are part of a proud American tradition that has made us the greatest country on Earth…”
“Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. Lead by example with hope, never fear. And know that I will be with you rooting for you and working to support you for the rest of my life… Whether you are Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hindu…”
Americans belonging to other countries? Citizenship? Voting rights? Freedom of religion?