...I saw a lot of talent at the convention tonight. They almost
made me believe -- but I'm still voting against
Romney, and not for
Frankly, I now wish the person at the top of the ticket was Deval Patrick. Or Tammy Duckworth. Or Ted Strickland. Or my new governor, Martin O'Malley. Or Julian Castro. (Or Julian Castro's mother.) Or Lily Ledbetter. (Seriously: Find an office she can run for.) Or, lord help me, Michelle. Damn it, she was good
Even Rahm Emanuel spoke well. But I still detest him.
For my part, I thought Patrick did the most impressive job, especially when he outlined Romney's rotten record as governor. It was pretty obvious, though, that Patrick was delivering the opening speech of his own presidential run.
In the meantime, the Republicans are telling themselves that Democrats hate God
. Strange. I heard God mentioned quite a bit tonight -- rather too often, to be frank. It's a political convention, not a revival meeting.