The clip barely scratches the surface; click here and just keep scrolling. And to think, MM was worried that the inauguration might turn a bit schlocky.

Estimated price tag: $150 million and counting, enough to finally raise an eyebrow among The One’s media base. I trust you’ll agree, though, that Bono’s pearls of wisdom make it all worthwhile. As for Springsteen, as always, his facial expressions are more eloquent than mere words.