Are we really on the cusp of a flood of restatements and adjustments to the promises of the campaign? It certainly smells like it. Is the new administration already apologizing for what they won't have done? Will people accept it?
The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even one term, but America - I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we will get there
That, directly from the acceptance speech. Someone convince me that's not making excuses in advance.