The reviews are in, and the media agrees: Obama “hit it out of the park” in his farewell speech Tuesday night.
Here's just a sampling of the positive press that's rolled in since Obama wrapped his remarks:
"A sermon on democracy, a song on gratitude and hope." -- George Stephanopoulos, ABC
"This room was electric ... the crowd here was hanging on his every word." -- Tom Llamas, ABC
"We are not going to be hearing a speech like this from a sitting president, for four or eight years." -- Anderson Cooper, CNN.
"He's an orator, that's just who he is, that's why he can hit it out of the park like this." -- Dana Bash, CNN
"He's one of the most eloquent presidents we've had for a long, long time." -- Tom Brokaw, NBC
"The most respected man in America ... he'll go down as the most consequential and excellent president, viewed from the very beginning of the country until now." -- Rachel Maddow, MSNBC
Check out the montage above for the full highlight reel.