On to Charlotte…
Can President Obama and the Democrats make the case for his re-election amid the struggling economy? That will be the biggest question of this week, as the Democratic Party gathers in Charlotte to re-nominate President Obama and Vice President Biden. David Axelrod gave us a preview of what the President might say – that America is in a “better position” than it was four years ago. Will it work?
The convention’s keynote speaker is unknown on the national stage, but San Antonio mayor Julian Castro is young, up-and-coming, and not unlike the keynoter 8 years ago… Barack Obama.
Jodi Kantor of The New York Times calls President Obama the ‘competitor in chief’.
Paul Ryan admits he misstated the time it took him to run a marathon, which wouldn’t ordinarily be a big deal except for the fact that Ryan distorted the truth repeatedly in his convention speech last week.
Americans didn’t really like Mitt Romney’s convention speech.