We Shall Not Look Upon His Like Again

Obama

Thursday

Watching the president’s amazing speech last night, I pass along a Hamlet passage that someone tweeted. Hamlet says it about his father but it may be even truer of Barack Obama:

HORATIO
I saw him once; he was a goodly king.

HAMLET
He was a man, take him for all in all,

I shall not look upon his like again.

But I shall not yet say, “Good night, sweet prince.” I suspect he’ll do something significant with his post-presidency as well.

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