Alice Walker on Obama

Good stuff just keeps flowing in my direction.  Here’s the latest, good way to end your day.  Alice Walker has published an open letter to Obama.  Here’s the tease.

We are used to seeing men in the White House soon become juiceless and as white-haired as the building; we notice their wives and children looking strained and stressed. They soon have smiles so lacking in joy that they remind us of scissors. This is no way to lead. Nor does your family deserve this fate. One way of thinking about all this is: It is so bad now that there is no excuse not to relax. From your happy, relaxed state, you can model real success, which is all that so many people in the world really want. They may buy endless cars and houses and furs and gobble up all the attention and space they can manage, or barely manage, but this is because it is not yet clear to them that success is truly an inside job. That it is within the reach of almost everyone.

No wonder she’s a legend.  Check out the The Root, where this is posted.

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