10:10 – Hi Sarah Palin. I like you. :waves:
10:12 – Where’s your flag pin, Senator? Obama had one!
10:13 – Wow, there are some downright ugly Republicans. The hotness quotient has clearly gone down since the conventions I attended.
10:14 – Green background? Who threw up?
10:15 – Props to the President? Good. Got that out of the way.
10:15 – Uh oh. Here comes impatient McCain.
10:17 – Cindy is sooooo giving the Senator ‘do me eyes’.
10:18 – McCain is thanking his Mom. So why are they showing Barbara Bush?
10:18 and a half – Ha.
10:19 – The background is changing colors. This has totally gotta be freaking out the Moveon psychopaths.
10:20 – “To the Obama supporters” Ok, who is the dumbass that started to boo?
10:21 – AH! BLUE! On a sidenote, what the hell is wrong with American flags as a backdrop? Do it the Mike Deaver way. Toss up a bunch of flags right behind his head and do it right.
10:22 – Wow. Way to handle the protestors, John.
10:23 – Hi Sarah. 😉
10:25 – John, if you need help introducing the Governor to DC I’m happy to help.
10:26 – “Change is coming.” Nice.
10:27 – They aren’t really utilizing the new ‘town hall’ staging.
10:28 – “You will know their names.” Awesome.
10:29 – :hangs head: Yeah, I admit it…I was one of those that thought he was finished a year ago when he was outta cash. Helluva comeback, John. Thanks for making us proud.
10:30 – Call out Obama on the surge strategy. Please please please please please.
10:31 – Michigan? Check. Pennsylvania? Check. Where is the Ohio mention?
10:32 – Great job personalizing the war on terror.
10:33 – Calling out Republicans, eh? I hope Tom DeLay isn’t there.
10:35 – “A culture of life” and “judges that don’t legislate from the bench”. What a great big kiss for the base that was.
10:38 – Zzzzzzzzzzz.
10:39 – More substance, Johnny. We’ve been getting GOP philosophy the whole week.
10:40 – Hitting on the economy a bit. Atta boy.
10:41 – School choice!?!? Nice! Reward good teachers and get rid of the bad ones. Love it.
10:44 – No one will be able to say the speech was light on substance.
10:46 – Calling out Russia. Now THAT is a leader.
10:48 – “I know how the military….world works”. Great implied contrast to Obama.
10:49 – “I hate war.” Oomph.
10:52 – Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
10:55 – He seems like a different man talking about his time as a POW. What a stark difference between this speech and Obama’s. So much more real.
10:57 – Wow. Incredibly touching point regarding standing back up for his country after being broken by his captors.
10:59 – Harsh comparison to Obama re: being “anointed”. Has there been a more stark difference between two candidates for President in modern political history?
11:00 – Fight! Stand up! He’s pounding through this part of the speech despite the applause. Obviously he was prepped so the campaign can use this for a commercial. Great way to finish the speech. Perfect. That will be played over and over.
11:01 – BALLOONS! WHERE ARE THE DAMN BALLOONS!?!??!
11:04 – There’s the flag I was looking for.
11:05 – The story of this speech will be the last 60 seconds. Obama never had a moment like that during his speech at the Temple in Denver.
11:05 – Ah. There are the balloons. 🙂
11:06 – BARRACUDA!!! Nice. Every GOP convention needs a good ‘Heart’ song.
11:08 – They look like rockstars together. Quite a difference from Bush/Cheney, eh?
11:09 – Wonder if someone has stolen the ‘Ohio’ sign yet? I’m a frickin’ ninja with that stuff.
11:10 – Time to watch CNN. Gotta see what the opposition says. Tablesauce out.