It’s been almost ten years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In fact, May 1 was the eighth anniversary of George Bush‘s infamous “Mission Accomplished” speech.
But late Sunday night, it was President Barack Obama who got to announce to the world that Osama Bin Laden has been killed. That’s the kind of announcement that any president would like to present. Obama’s speech was moving and thoughtful and impressive.
And the TV crew decided to film him walking to and from the podium. That, combined with the subject matter, has made it the most badass speech of Obama’s presidency to date. It also didn’t hurt that the whole thing interrupted potential presidential candidate Donald Trump‘s Celebrity Apprentice).
To prove the impression that Obama’s stone cold swagger has had, check out this image, which has been shared on Tumblr over 32,000 times in the hour since his speech:
And in case you missed the actual speech, or just want to see Obama being badass again, you can watch it here:
And just to rub it in Trump’s face a little more, this now exists: