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September 06, 2012

And The Horror Begins: Live Comment of this Shit-Show

Gabby Giffords just led the auditorium in the Pledge of Allegiance, which seems exploitative to me. I know it's partly a tribute to her, but it's also a nasty attempt to remind people of the non-fact relentlessly pushed by the media and the Democrats (but I repeat myself), that her shooter was a Republican Radical inspired by Tea Party messaging.*

Now Caroline Kennedy, who has a frantic career of Doing Nothing, is lecturing people who work for a living. Oh, she's talking about 40 states passing laws to "limit access to women's reproductive health services," by which she means abortion, of course.

40 states is a lot of states. Not all 57, but it does seem to indicate that this isn't really a winning issue for the Democrats.

Not sure what's going on with this. They really seem to be doubling down on it. I suppose it's about turning out single women.

I guess everything in this convention is about turning out Obama's Client Groups.

* Adding to my suspicions is that Caroline Kennedy, whose father was also not shot by a rightwing radical, was the next speaker.

Dog whistle? Oh yes.

Schedule: From 8 PM on:

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Gabby Gifford's non-surprise Pledge of Alegiance
Caroline Kennedy
The Honorable Xavier Becerra
The Honorable Jennifer Granholm
Eva Longoria
The Honorable Brian Schweitzer
The Honorable Charlie Crist, Jr.
The Honorable John Kerry

9:00 - 10:00

Video: Veterans

Admiral John B. Nathman
Angie Flores

Dr. Jill Biden

Vice President Joe Biden Video
The Honorable Joe Biden


10:00 PM – 11:00 PM (LOCAL)

Video and Remarks
The Honorable Dick Durbin

President Barack Obama Video

Celebration

Holy crap, that's awful.

I don't know if I'm going to be able to live-comment this. It's very easy to say, but... Good Lord.


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