Tom Hanks on post-election fears: "We are going to be all right."




Tom Hanks gave a speech at MOMA's film benefit Tuesday night. While he didn't specifically mention Trump, it was clear what he was talking about.

An excerpt from his speech:

"We have this magnificent thing that is in place. It’s a magnificent document and it starts off with these phrases that if you’re smart enough you’ve memorized in school or you just read enough so that you know it by heart, or you watched those little things on ABC where they taught you little songs in order to sing, and the song goes (singing): ‘We the people/in order to form a more perfect union/established to ensure domestic tranquility/to provide for the common defense/promote the general welfare,’ and you go on and on. That document is going to protect us over and over again whether or not our neighbors preserve, protect, and defend it themselves.

"We are going to be all right because we constantly get to tell the world who we. We constantly get to define ourselves as Americans. We do have the greatest country in the world. We move at a slow pace. We have the greatest country in the world because we are always moving towards a more perfect union."

read the full speech at the source

ONTD, do you feel reassured now that this rich straight white male celebrity has told you that we'll be all right?
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