Saturday, May 30, 2015

Where Was This Guy in 2004?

Best speech of the night? Someone you may have missed because the networks chose to go in another direction.

Where Was This Guy in 2004?

A couple minutes into U.S. Sen. John Kerry's speech last night, I got an e-mail from a young friend who asked:

"And where was this Massachusetts senator four years ago?"

He brought a fire that went missing-in-action in 2004. But John Kerry delivered something memorable this time around. If only most of the networks followed C-Span and PBS' leads, and let the man talk, instead of filling with some talking head.

Andrew Sullivan and Josh Marshall both have called this the hidden gem of the convention. Set aside a few minutes, and see what you likely missed.

Earlier: A New Energy Policy: Windbags.




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