It’s Arithmetic

If you were following me on Twitter (Not following me yet? What are you waiting for?? @mollytics!) on Wednesday (September 5, 2012 to be exact), then you might have picked up on the fact that I was totally into President Bill Clinton’s Speech.

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…I could go on and on. And on Wednesday, I did. Clearly.

This is the first DNC I haven’t been to in two election cycles. This made me sad, and miss Denver’s DNC 2008 terribly. But then I remembered how tired, thirsty, tired, drunk (shhh), exhausted, excited-about–stalking-Rep.-Patrick-Murphy, Hillary intoxicated, and tired I was then, and I was happy to enjoy it through TV. Maybe next (four) year(s)?

Anyway… enough of the pity party.

President Clinton’s speech rocked the house and it rocked the house hard. I especially enjoyed all the facts, as illustrated by ThinkProgress:

Last night, President Bill Clinton formally nominated President Obama for a second term at the Time Warner Center in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina in a fiery, energetic speech that had the DNC crowd roaring from the moment he stepped on stage.

For nearly 50 minutes, Clinton reminded voters of the challenges Obama inherited in 2009, and highlighted the ways in which the administration and Democrats in congress helped put the economy on a path towards recovery. To drive home the point, Clinton employed a running tally of both the Obama White House’s and the Republican party’s record on private sector jobs over the last 50 years:

‘It’s Arithmetic’: The Best Of Bill Clinton’s DNC Speech, In One Infographic

‘It’s Arithmetic’: The Best Of Bill Clinton’s DNC Speech, In One Infographic via ThinkProgress

And that’s all I’ll say about that.

P.S. Michelle Obama rocked it out four years ago, too. Check it out.


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