I have a good voice and it's a fine if over-sung song but that's not what today is about.
Yesterday there was an award show. The Oscars.
At the end of the award show--the Best Picture award, the most prestigious one, was mistakenly given to La La Land instead of to Moonlight. People rushed onstage and after some awkwardness (best shown here) things were straightened out and Moonlight got to take its deserved victory lap.
The most extraordinary part comes around 3:19. Jordan Horowitz has announced that there has been a mistake. Jimmy Kimmel tries to joke around things and Jordan Horowitz, like the adult he is, said "I'm going to be really proud to hand this to my friends from Moonlight."
When you think of our political discourse and how it would take a ladder to raise it to the sewer. To see this grace in the face of horrible disappointment--well it makes me proud. It makes me proud that these artists can remain friends. It makes me proud that there is still such amazing grace in people.
Bravo La La Land
Bravo Jordan Horowitz.