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Tuesday Night DNC: Clinton Time

I just tuned on the TV for the first time today. I caught the last part of Madeline Albright and thought she was terrific. I purposely waited until certain mothers were finished.

Now it's time for Bill Clinton.

"In the spring of 1971, I met a girl."

Bill looks very healthy, rested and tan.

He met Hillary at law school and it took him a few days to talk do anything but stare at her. She finally came up to him and said, "I'm Hillary Rodham, who are you?"

"We've been walking and talking and laughing together ever since." Through good times and bad, joy and heartbreak. "We built up a lifetime of memories."

"Knowing her was one of the greatest gifts Hillary ever gave me." [More....]

In 1975, "I married my best friend."
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    I am the 2nd biggest worrier (5.00 / 2) (#1)
    by BackFromOhio on Tue Jul 26, 2016 at 09:58:23 PM EST
    -- was worried that Bill, in his ardor to see Hillary succeed, would not be able to do for her what he did for Pres Obama. Be he gave a wonderful and effective speech.

    Bill always comes through . . . (none / 0) (#2)
    by JanaM on Tue Jul 26, 2016 at 10:02:29 PM EST
    doesn't he still have something like 110% approval rating?

    And now Meryl is firing everyone up.

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    Bill Clinton gave a marvelous speech. (5.00 / 4) (#3)
    by Donald from Hawaii on Tue Jul 26, 2016 at 10:35:17 PM EST
    The media's all cluck-clucking about its supposed shortcomings, but hopefully they'll realize sometime before November that their increasingly vapid opinions don't mean squat.

    Andrea Mitchell was talking with Sen. Al Franken on the convention floor last night after last night's speeches, during an impromptu MSNBC roundtable with him and other reporters. For his part, Franken noted that not only was Trump was one of the original birthers, but also that he lied both about his "investigations in Hawaii" into Obama's birth certificate and later, about how he had witnessed thousands of Muslims dancing in America dancing after the 9/11 attacks.

    Mrs. Greenspan simply shrugged and offered her opinion that "facts don't seem to matter in this campaign." Whereupon Al Franken very politely admonished her and the other MSNBC reporters who were seated with them over that attitude:

    "I think they still matter. I think, at the end of the day, facts still matter. And you know? I would challenge you" -- as he pointed to the other reporters -- "all of you, to make them matter, and repeat them when there are lies. I would say that the media, you know, I used to write quaint books, called 'Lies and the Lying Liars who Tell Them,' and I think people think, 'wow, there used to be books about when people lied, and now no one cares.' You guys have kind of a job to do." (h/t to Frances Langum at C&L.)

    As did Sen. Franken last night, Bill Clinton pushed back hard tonight against the false narratives maligning his wife. Yes, facts really DO matter, and yes, people DO care about the truth. And further, members of the media really need to do a much better job in the future to set the record straight and not let such obvious falsehoods pass unchallenged.

    Aloha.

    Nice Story (none / 0) (#4)
    by loyabol afran on Wed Jul 27, 2016 at 05:13:39 AM EST
    Bill is lucky to have a wife like Hillary. But is Hillary lucky enough?

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