Ever since watching The West Wing I’ve been fascinated with speech writers and the process of speech writing. I know, The West Wing is a drama series, it doesn’t show how it actually happens. But fact is that for politicians so much depends on their speeches, but their writing and delivery. When we watched the inauguration of Obama last Tuesday I was ver impressed with his speech. Who wrote it? I wondered, did he write it himself?
After some Googling I found out that part of the credit goes to the 27 year-old Jon Favreau, who’s currently chief speechwriter to the president of the united states:
That must be the best job ever.