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Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:07 AM

I wonder if the Democratic Convention helped win the election.

The convention didn't hurt.

We did have charged up base this year.

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Reply I wonder if the Democratic Convention helped win the election. (Original post)
texanwitch Nov 2012 OP
FarPoint Nov 2012 #1
texanwitch Nov 2012 #2
FarPoint Nov 2012 #4
texanwitch Nov 2012 #10
shrdlu Nov 2012 #3
FarPoint Nov 2012 #5
Baitball Blogger Nov 2012 #8
texanwitch Nov 2012 #7
Baitball Blogger Nov 2012 #6
DinahMoeHum Nov 2012 #9

Response to texanwitch (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:10 AM

1. Absolutely....

It was the match that lite the fire.

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Response to FarPoint (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:13 AM

2. I have watched a lot of conventions over the years but this one was the best.

Great speakers.

It was fun to watch.

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Response to texanwitch (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:22 AM

4. I must agree there.

I could watch it over, and over...say on a rainy day when you need a little excitement.

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Response to FarPoint (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:28 AM

10. I love Jennifer Granholm's speech.

She brought the house down.

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Response to texanwitch (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:21 AM

3. Where's Clinton?

I'm wondering why The Big Dog isn't making the rounds, taking bows for his convention smash and his work in the campaign. Obama owes him. Big time!

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Response to shrdlu (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:23 AM

5. Clinton does not need to gloat.

It was the game, the campaign fever he desired all along. He got what he wanted. He did good!

He has " The Right Stuff". Validated once again.

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Response to FarPoint (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:25 AM

8. Hopefully, it will means Hillary Clinton is on her way to the presidency in 2016.

Though I'm sure Biden wouldn't mind having a shot at the title.

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Response to shrdlu (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:25 AM

7. I wondered that to.

I loved Clinton's speech.

Maybe he is tired, getting a little rest.

He did have a heart problem, but he looked great.

I have seen him in person givng a speech.

You don't want to miss seeing him in person.

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Response to texanwitch (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:24 AM

6. If it began the outreach to the volunteers that canvassed with calls and door knocking,

Yes, it was a big help.

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Response to texanwitch (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:27 AM

9. Methinks the Big Dog's speech sealed the deal for most of us. . .

the skeptics and the "undecideds" as well as the base:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/05/bill-clinton-speech-text-_n_1850531.html

(snip)
I understand the challenge we face. I know many Americans are still angry and frustrated with the economy. Though employment is growing, banks are beginning to lend and even housing prices are picking up a bit, too many people don't feel it.

I experienced the same thing in 1994 and early 1995. Our policies were working and the economy was growing but most people didn't feel it yet. By 1996, the economy was roaring, halfway through the longest peacetime expansion in American history.

President Obama started with a much weaker economy than I did. No President not me or any of my predecessors could have repaired all the damage in just four years. But conditions are improving and if you'll renew the President's contract you will feel it.

I believe that with all my heart.

President Obama's approach embodies the values, the ideas, and the direction America must take to build a 21st century version of the American Dream in a nation of shared opportunities, shared prosperity and shared responsibilities.

(snip)




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