I was able to extract some of the key common elements of these speeches. For the enlightenment and edification of readers and future Democratic presidential candidates, I offer the Generic Democratic Party Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech.
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Most of the critiques of Barack Obamaâ€™s acceptance speech have been positive. Thatâ€™s why David Broderâ€™s opinion interested me. He thinks Obama did a poor job. In fact, Broder thinks the whole convention was a missed opportunity. I wonâ€™t spend a lot of time summarizing Broderâ€™s opinion. It can be basically summed up as â€œtoo [...]
John McCainâ€™s surprise selection of Sarah Palin did its work. The coverage of Palin knocked Barack Obamaâ€™s convention speech right out of the news cycle. Thatâ€™s a shame because 38 million people watched Obamaâ€™s speech — an event that big (more people watched Obama than watched the Olympic opening ceremonies this year) deserves more than [...]
Obviously this is big news, and it nearly matches the record breaking $55 million he raised in February. Also, McCain raised $22 million in June, so Obama is obviously running circles around the Arizona senator when it comes to fundraising. However, when you look at how much the McCain camp and the RNC has combined, [...]
A certain Kansas Governor/Veep candidate… “Barack Obama’s campaign for change has inspired millions of Americans and brought people into the political process who might never have been involved,” said Convention Co-Chair Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius. “This change in the Convention program will allow thousands of first-time participants a chance to take part. I can’t think [...]
Actually, Barack took $21.9 million and John took $20.9, but what’s $1 million in a campaign season? Here’s more about their cash on hand… McCain reported having about $32 million in cash for primary-related expenses at the end of May. Obama reported having $43 million in hand at the start of June â€” but about [...]
Nice to see the Democratic National Committee is committing politics as usual, distorting the truth for political gain. The DNC wants voters to believe John McCain doesnâ€™t support closing the gun show loophole â€“ even though he literally wrote the legislation on it. From the Baltimore Sun: During a briefing this afternoon, Democratic pollster Allan [...]