My fellow Americans,
I have heard the clamor, the demands, that I come out in public and address you all. I have heard nasty rumors as to why I would not...let me lay these to rest once and for all. For above all, I am one of you. I am not a glory hog, a strutting celebrity in this only for the attention. I am here to change the world alongside you all, not looking down at you from a bejeweled pedestal. 'What is the point of pretty speeches when there's no substance?' I have asked myself. And the answer is, that there is no point. Was it not a sign when William Hentry Harrison caught ill and died after wasting too many words? But since you, the people, demanded it, here I am.
Orpheus pauses, spreading his arms in a beseeching gesture. An old pocket watch can be glimpsed hanging on the interior of his jacket...which many potential voters might remember saved him from certain assassination, stopping a bullet, and proving that Orpheus Ziev walked with God.
Here I am, to assure you, the people of this great nation, that I have only your best interests at heart. I am here to restore the American Dream. I don't care if you are rich or poor, young or old. And as to black or white....those terms mean literally nothing to me.
He slowly takes off his dark glasses, revealing his milky eyes.
In my eyes, you are all equal, you are all the same....you are all human beings, not demographics my campaign managers tell me to appeal to, not statistics, not objects, you are PEOPLE. And you deserve to be treated as such!
He pauses for a moment, lowering his head and putting his glasses back on.
I am just a man, but I hope to change the world. I cannot do it on my own. I need you all to stand with me. I need your support as I tackle the corrupt nations that would hold us back. I need your help to rebuilt justice and equality from the ruins of our once proud nation. With your help, if you all stand with me, if you all support me, we can build a Xanadu together, where you, and our children, and our children's children can dream their lives and live their dreams.
Thank you, and may God bless you all.
He walks back into the wings of the podium