title: The 5 Best, 2 Worst Inaugural Addresses
text:Inaugural addresses, it is said, are usually not very good. Most have been long forgotten, and historians themselves point to few as memorable.
It's not entirely clear why, but the moment might have something to do with it. Book-ending divisive national campaigns, inaugural addresses offer token unity sentiments, hopefulness but not always specific hopes, and even some good ones sound myopic.
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