Over 40 world leaders attended the France unity rally last weekend, seen marching with millions of people from around the world in a show of solidarity and defiance after the brutal Paris terror attack.
President Obama, however, was nowhere to be seen.
Featuring speeches delivered by influential historical figures such as Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy, this Digitas Daily short film sends a strong message about contemporary U.S. leadership on the international stage.
Digitas Daily writes,
“When major events or human tragedy occur, leaders stand up and resist the currents of history. They reach across oceans, stride across mountains, and with a loud voice, bring inspiration and solace.
“OR .. they, um, don’t.”
Watch the powerful video below.