In a world where few people reach for compassion and eloquence these days, I give you a glimpse at class -- exactly the right words, timbre, and attitude for the passing of a fellow human being. Would that we were all so. I cannot imagine or remember a better tribute -- to one living or dead. Statesmen need to take a lesson.
Bravo, Daniel Day Lewis. I hope you win every award possible to win in 2008.
For more information and a thoroughly mesmerizing read, go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Day-Lewis