>> I'm here today because this is one of those pivotal moments when everyone of us, as citizens of the United States, need to determine just who it is that we are.
Just what it is that we stand for?
Not as an ex-president, but as a fellow citizen, I'm here to a deliver a simple message. And that is that you need to vote because our democracy depends on it. Now some of you may think I'm exaggerating when I say this November's elections are more important than any I can remember in my lifetime.
And I know politicians say that all the time. I have been guilty of saying it a few times, particularly when I was on the ballot. But just a glance of recent headlines should tell you that this moment really is different. The stakes really are higher.
The consequences of any of us sitting on the sidelines,