. . . had no notion that these men and women . . .
. . . , of all genders and races, of all religious and of none, would one day become the Sovereign, the ruler, collectively, of the Land.
I'm pleased that Everyone has replaced a Few as the ruler of this Land, though some be discomfited by this realization.
I know that it is not so, where many of you live. I know that there is a struggle going on in many places for political freedom.
The right of the People to rule themselves is the only public freedom worth fighting for. I hope for you who are not free that your freedom comes soon, and I hope it comes without too much pain. Pictured, Bahrain protests
And pain or no, I hope it comes to you soon.