#TOMHANKS 2012

I rarely delve into politics, but I can’t resist a short film narrated by Tom Hanks and directed by Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth).

“The Road We’ve Traveled” takes a look at the major events and decisions of Obama’s presidency, and features interviews from Bill Clinton, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Elizabeth Warren, David Axelrod, Austan Goolsbee, and others.

Even if you don’t care for Obama or US politics in general, you can still watch the video to see some smooth editing, appreciate Tom Hanks’ voice, and look back on what’s happened in America these past four years. And if you are an Obama supporter, you still might want to watch out for any vague or emotionally-charged language that attempts to pull on your heart strings without providing much substance (that’s not a critique of this video; rather it’s something to practice spotting in almost anything that has an agenda of some kind).

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