字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 0:00:02.000,0:00:05.066 Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny. 0:00:05.066,0:00:13.066 Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny. 0:00:13.066,0:00:18.000 The task of perfecting our union moves forward. 0:00:24.066,0:00:28.033 It moves forward because of you. 0:00:29.000,0:00:38.033 It moves forward because you reaffirmed the spirit that has triumphed over war and depression, 0:00:38.033,0:00:43.000 the spirit that has lifted this country from the depths of despair to the great heights of hope, 0:00:44.066,0:00:49.066 the belief that while each of us will pursue our own individual dreams, 0:00:49.066,0:00:56.033 we are an American family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. 0:01:06.066,0:01:12.000 Tonight, in this election, you, the American people, 0:01:13.000,0:01:16.066 reminded us that while our road has been hard, 0:01:17.000,0:01:20.033 while our journey has been long 0:01:20.033,0:01:22.066 we have picked ourselves up, 0:01:22.066,0:01:24.000 we have fought our way back, 0:01:24.066,0:01:31.033 and we know in our hearts that for the United States of America the best is yet to come. 0:01:41.066,0:01:45.066 I want to thank every American who participated in this election, 0:01:51.066,0:01:59.033 whether you voted for the very first time or waited in line for a very long time. 0:02:04.000,0:02:08.000 By the way, we have to fix that. 0:02:12.033,0:02:16.033 Whether you pounded the pavement or picked up the phone, 0:02:21.066,0:02:29.000 whether you held an Obama sign or a Romney sign, you made your voice heard and you made a difference. 0:02:32.000,0:02:38.000 I just spoke with Gov. Romney and I congratulated him and Paul Ryan on a hard- fought campaign. 0:02:45.033,0:02:54.000 We may have battled fiercely, but it's only because we love this country deeply and we care so strongly about its future. 0:02:55.033,0:03:08.033 From George to Lenore to their son Mitt, the Romney family has chosen to give back to America through public service and that is the legacy that we honor and applaud tonight. 0:03:16.066,0:03:23.033 In the weeks ahead, I also look forward to sitting down with Gov. Romney to talk about where we can work together to move this country forward. 0:03:29.066,0:03:42.000 I want to thank my friend and partner of the last four years, America's happy warrior, the best vice president anybody could ever hope for, Joe Biden. 0:03:55.033,0:03:58.033 And I wouldn't be the man I am today 0:03:59.033,0:04:03.033 without the woman who agreed to marry me 20 years ago. 0:04:10.000,0:04:20.033 Let me say this publicly: Michelle, I have never loved you more. I have never been prouder to watch the rest of America fall in 0:04:20.033,0:04:24.033 love with you, too, as our nation's first lady. 0:04:32.066,0:04:35.000 Sasha and Malia, 0:04:35.066,0:04:44.000 before our very eyes you're growing up to become two strong, smart beautiful young women, just like your mom. 0:04:48.066,0:04:55.000 And I'm so proud of you guys. But I will say that for now one dog's probably enough. 0:05:00.000,0:05:07.066 To the best campaign team and volunteers in the history of politics. 0:05:14.066,0:05:16.000 The best. 0:05:19.000,0:05:21.000 The best ever. 0:05:29.000,0:05:35.033 Some of you were new this time around, and some of you have been at my side since the very beginning 0:05:37.066,0:05:39.000 But all of you are family. 0:05:41.033,0:05:51.000 No matter what you do or where you go from here, you will carry the memory of the history we made together and you will have the 0:05:51.000,0:05:54.066 lifelong appreciation of a grateful president. 0:05:55.033,0:06:02.000 Thank you for believing all the way, through every hill, through every valley. 0:06:04.000,0:06:13.033 You lifted me up the whole way and I will always be grateful for everything that you've done and 0:06:13.033,0:06:17.033 all the incredible work that you put in. 0:06:22.000,0:06:29.033 I know that political campaigns can sometimes seem small, even silly. 0:06:30.033,0:06:36.000 And that provides plenty of fodder for the cynics that tell us that politics is nothing more than 0:06:36.000,0:06:42.066 a contest of egos or the domain of special interests. 0:06:43.066,0:06:49.033 But if you ever get the chance to talk to folks who turned out at our rallies 0:06:49.033,0:06:53.033 and crowded along a rope line in a high school gym, 0:06:53.066,0:07:03.000 or saw folks working late in a campaign office in some tiny county far away from home, you'll discover something else. 0:07:05.033,0:07:11.000 You'll hear the determination in the voice of a young field organizer who's working his way through college 0:07:11.066,0:07:15.066 and wants to make sure every child has that same opportunity. 0:07:20.033,0:07:24.033 You'll hear the pride in the voice of a volunteer who's going door to door 0:07:24.033,0:07:28.033 because her brother was finally hired when the local auto plant added another shift. 0:07:34.000,0:07:39.033 You'll hear the deep patriotism in the voice of a military spouse 0:07:40.033,0:07:44.066 who's working the phones late at night to make sure that no one who fights for this country 0:07:45.066,0:07:49.066 ever has to fight for a job or a roof over their head when they come home. 0:07:58.033,0:08:00.066 That's why we do this. 0:08:01.066,0:08:05.066 That's what politics can be. 0:08:06.066,0:08:08.033 That's why elections matter. 0:08:09.066,0:08:12.000 It's not small, it's big. 0:08:13.000,0:08:14.000 It's important. 0:08:15.000,0:08:22.000 Democracy in a nation of 300 million can be noisy and messy and complicated. 0:08:24.033,0:08:25.033 We have our own opinions. 0:08:26.033,0:08:28.066 Each of us has deeply held beliefs. 0:08:30.000,0:08:40.000 And when we go through tough times, when we make big decisions as a country, it necessarily stirs passions, 0:08:40.000,0:08:41.033 stirs up controversy. 0:08:43.066,0:08:47.066 That won't change after tonight, and it shouldn't. 0:08:48.000,0:08:52.000 These arguments we have are a mark of our liberty. 0:08:53.066,0:09:00.033 We can never forget that as we speak people in distant nations are risking their lives right now 0:09:00.033,0:09:04.066 just for a chance to argue about the issues that matter, 0:09:05.000,0:09:09.000 the chance to cast their ballots like we did today. 0:09:16.033,0:09:24.000 But despite all our differences, most of us share certain hopes for America's future. 0:09:26.000,0:09:32.000 We want our kids to grow up in a country where they have access to the best schools and the best teachers. 0:09:35.033,0:09:40.000 A country that lives up to its legacy as the global leader in technology and discovery and innovation, 0:09:40.066,0:09:44.066 with all the good jobs and new businesses that follow. 0:09:46.000,0:09:50.000 We want our children to live in an America that isn't burdened by debt, 0:09:50.000,0:09:52.033 that isn't weakened by inequality, 0:09:53.033,0:09:57.033 that isn't threatened by the destructive power of a warming planet.