2018年12月4日「statesman」

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Finally tonight, reflections from an American statesman.
アメリカの立派な政治家の肖像だ

It was an extraordinary American life.
すばらしい人生だった

President George Herbert Walker Bush facing triumph and tragedy
ジョージ・H・W・ブッシュ氏は—

with modesty, humor and uncommon grace throughout his life.
慎み深さとユーモア そして寛大な心で勝利や悲劇と向き合った

Like this moment, when he invited Dana Carvey from Saturday Night Live, who had mocked him for years, to the White House.
自身のものまねをするコメディアンをホワイトハウスへ招いた際は—

The president then joining Carvey onstage, and saying this.
ともに壇上に上がり こう述べた

The fact that we can laugh at each other is a very fundamental thing.
互いを笑い合えることはとても重要です

And the last time he sat down with our Diane Sawyer, she asked him if he had any idea
what heaven might be like.
ABCは最後の取材で天国はどんな場所だと思うかと尋ねた

I’ve wondered about it. I do think there’s an afterlife, I do think that you go to heaven.
ずっと問い続けてきたが天国はあると思います

There is a heaven. And I don’t fear it.
天国へ行くことは怖くありません

 

単語・熟語

statesman
立派な政治家

fundamental
重要な