A lot of you have seen the speech, some have not. Overall, high marks for contents. Very high. I think he brought out the right issues, positions, and comparisons with Obama. He’s working out the differences, which he needs to continue to do. Probably the three key areas that he addressed and should continue to address:
- Key distinctions between Democrats and Republicans on social and economic issues.
- Demonstrable track record in leading and doing the right thing both in policy and ethical behavior.
- Bipartisan attitude and effort in pooling ideas and working with all sides to find the best solutions.
Clearly, the convention floor was energized. I would say (as others have also said) that the presentation was not as strong as the content. I’d …