i usually avoid politics on principle. i have a deep-seated distrust of politicians and i think the us political system is all kinds of fucked up. but tonight, watching the roll call that led to the first female presidential candidate from one of our major political parties, i totally teared up. women won the universal right to vote in this country in 1920. it's been 96 years, and this is the first time there's a woman who can win this thing on the ballot. that's pretty amazing. i'm proud to be a woman today. there's real proof, we can do anything. we really can.
here's another awesome lady saying awesome things. (doesn't everyone wish they were as awesome as michelle obama?)
and for extra proof of awesomeness here's her carpool karaoke: