WASHINGTON (Official Wire) — On the opening day of the Republican National Convention, the party chairman said the American people “need to prosecute the president on what he promised and what he delivered.” That’s just what the GOP tried to do this past week in Florida.
Reince Priebus, and speaker after speaker, took to the stage to make the case that Barack Obama was guilty of overregulation, abuse of power, dishonesty, wanton spending and class warfare, and that he deserved no more time in the White House beyond January, when his current term ends.
In the legal world, the prosecution gets to make the opening statement and the closing remarks. But this is politics, and now it’s the incumbent’s turn.
Before the Democrats open their convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, the public gets a political pause, with time for a Labor Day cookout and maybe a trip to the movies. Even Democrats, says media strategist Fred Davis, have “room for minor adjustment” to the case they want to make.
Read more at Official Wire. By Allen G. Breed.
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