Don't let the color of Barack Obama's skin affect the way you vote. That was the message of AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Richard Trumka's speech to the recent USW convention. The powerful speech has attracted the attention of some high-profile Internet bloggers, including the Daily Kos, which writes it's "the most powerful speech since the DNC convention." The popular Digg site has given the USW speech props, too, calling it "the most powerful pro-Obama speech of the year - union style."
A reminder that the entire speech is posted in our multimedia section, which you can access by clicking here, and on our convention coverage page, found here. And the full text of Trumka's speech is also on our site here.
Here is a condensed version of the speech: