“The soaring rhetoric of four years ago may be toned down. The cheers from the crowd may be a little less loud. The nominee will show far more gray hair,” the New York Daily News is reporting.
“But even if the events are less lofty than the coronation in Colorado four years ago, the jam-packed three days of the Democratic National Convention that begins here Tuesday will have one goal: to convince undecided voters that President Obama deserves four more years to fulfill the promise of 2008.
“In a nod to Hispanic voters, Julian Castro, the charismatic young mayor of San Antonio will deliver the keynote address Tuesday evening.
“The night – which will include a taped message from former President Jimmy Carter – will culminate in Michelle Obama’s primetime speech. As with the GOP convention last week in Tampa, the broadcast networks are only showing the hour between 10 – 11 pm, meaning the heavy hitters will be late in each night’s lineup.
“Wednesday belongs to Bill Clinton. The former President enjoys sky-high approval ratings and has played a major role in the 2012 election, with both parties claiming that they are offering a return to the economic boom of the 1990s.”
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