Pardon me for reliving a nightmare but I am very concerned this campaign could be so much like Carter vs. Reagan in 1980, when we all believed all we needed to do was point out to the nation what a nut job our opponent was, for saying stuff like “Trees cause pollution.” Further, I am uncomfortably reminded of Dukakis believing his superior intelligence wins the day. Hillary’s utilitarian, uninspiring speech last night suggested to me that her campaign is arrogantly relying on a conventional intellectual approach to an appealingly simplistic unconventional foe. Worrisome.
Here’s your chat thread for the last night of the Democratic National Convention, featuring Hillary Clinton accepting the nomination as the first woman to lead a major U.S. political party.
This is utterly unacceptable. No one in the media should quote, cover or repeat another word from Donald Trump until he releases his tax returns. Why is the media accepting this unprecedented omission of what is standard procedure in our presidential campaigns?
Here’s your chat thread for tonight’s speakers …
Preview of his speech tonight?
VP Joe Biden on “white working class voters” to MSNBC today: “I think the Democratic party overall hasn’t spoken enough to those voters. They’ve done the right thing for the voters — haven’t spoken to them.”