A number of speakers at the Democratic convention last night delivered some first rate oratory. A good speech combines information while stirring the imagination. It is persuasive and precise. Among those speaking last night was Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, clearly a rising star. In a period of less than a minute he offered an impressive list of Obama accomplishments.
The delivery, the list follow:
The list of accomplishments is long, impressive and barely told—even more so when you consider that congressional Republicans have made obstruction itself the centerpiece of their governing strategy. With a record and a vision like that, I will not stand by and let him be bullied out of office—and neither should you, and neither should you and neither should you.