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Denver Dispatches – James Crabtree – The Main Event

By James Crabtree  

I can’t add much to Erik’s thoughts about last night here in Denver. After two days of kvetching and other nervous anxiety, it really did feel as if the convention blew off the cobwebs. Bill Clinton was superb. The crowd’s outpouring of affection was extraordinary;  a five-minute standing ovation holding up the start of his speech as if to remind him, and themselves, how he is adored. Biden also was stirring, if not quite as good. His attacks on McCain were forceful, his life story compelling, and his aged mother charming. Walking out you could feel the sense of relief…

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