Convention role reversal: Did romney put obama on defense?

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    So were the Democrats on the defensive? Almost certainly, and they framed their entire convention as a rebuttal precisely because of that issue, whether by including speakers of a type the GOP ignored, or by tailoring their negative message to directly rebut the GOP’s positive message, or by scheduling speakers to appeal to particular swing demographics via policy, rather than via common origins. And the contrast could not be clearer – Republicans want voters to think they will look out for them as Americans. Democrats want voters to think they will look out for them as individual groups.


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    Did the Democrat's convention copy the Republican's convention? I can't recall people at the Republican convention saying no to God.
     
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    It was clear to anyone who watched both conventions.....that the GOP was more disciplined and more focused on facts and details than their Democratic opponents.

    The decision makers over on the Dem side are certainly reeling from the schooling hat the GOP gave them. The overwhelming negativity of the DNC event cast a pall over he attendees and made it difficult for them to even fake a smile.

    Romney and Ryan....as evidenced by the torrid pace of their post-convention appearance schedule....are most certainly capitalizing on their clear victory in Tampa.
     
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    I bet the Democrats are just dying for a do-over of their universally panned convention.

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    Back in the real world, the Democrats were completely on the offensive. Instead of doing the usual Democratic thing of apologizing for their own policies, the Democrats showed some spine, and trumpeted Obamacare, women's rights, workers' rights, and the whole platform. Plus, the Democratic convention was a wildly positive celebration of America, in comparison to the very negative GOP convention that more resembled a funeral.

    And it worked. Unlike the pathetic 1-2% bounce from the uninspiring Republican convention, the Democratic bounce is currently in the 4-6% range. And it's still climbing, as the rolling averages get filled with more post-convention days.
     
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    Whatta shame allllllllllllllllllllllllll those details were forgotten, when someone spoke.

    Yeah.....that was quite the Wake they had.


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    You have OUR sympathy......


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