What’s (Not) Happening Out There In Denver?

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Polls aren’t bumping that’s for sure. But could it all “turn on a dime” tonight when Obama gives it the rock start treatment from the stadium? A huge mistake, that stadium staging thing if you ask me, which of course no one did, but it will surely help fuel the visual fire for a flood of hideously negative ads from the Repugs. Talk about lying in wait. And I’m mixing more metaphors than I do martinis, so I’m gonna stop this post now!

I keep thinking Hannah Montana and the Jonas Brothers… with adults filling the role of thousands of screaming tweens. Towery has some observations:

The fact is that the Democrats on Monday night didn’t offer to America a coherent message that was palatable and digestible.

Nor did they on Tuesday, which only left the country wondering: Why did Obama pick another northeastern liberal male as his running mate when he could have chosen Hillary Clinton? She absolutely blew the convention hall away with a speech that had power and — surprise! — a discussion of meaty issues.

Now Obama has “a third running mate,” whether he wants her or not. Sen. Clinton has more charisma and substance in her little finger than Biden has in his entire body.

Now we know why the Obama team decided to move their candidate’s nomination acceptance speech to a giant stadium filled with tens of thousands of screaming fans. Having to follow Hillary and Bill Clinton in the same venue in which they appeared might lead to apple-to-apple comparisons that could leave Obama’s fruit looking bruised.

Full article here.

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  1. Wow, Towery. He sure is somethin’. Biden is a “Kennedy crony” why exactly? Oh right, they’re both Irish Catholic. Fifth Column and crap; I forgot we’re in Georgia.

    Incidentally, the US Census Bureau (and just about everyone who actually knows someone from the northeast) does not include Delaware in the list of nine states that comprise the Northeast United States. Delaware is practically Maryland. Northeast?

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  2. Don’t know Shel, but I agree with his analysis of the cranium-challenged Towery. He (Towery) seems like a fun guy to have a beer with, but so did Dubya at one time. Towery is a blowhard with a cheesy Southern accent and a background of Republicanism that makes anything he says suspect. Anyone who actually chooses (or chose in the past) to run with the “no taxes, no abortion” — and that’s about it –crowd has nothing to say to me. Hilary is going through the motions, not wanting the albatross of “she didn’t try to help Barack” to be attached to her neck, while hoping and praying he will lose and lose big. That would give her another bite of the apple come 2012. She is evil.

    Matt: you’re known by your heroes.

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