The Democrat National Convention should be interesting this year. Most Democrats running for reelection are trying to distance themselves from President Obama because he’s so toxic, so a number of them won’t even attend. Then there’s the whole problem with coming up with funding, so the schedule had to be cut back. It made sense that they would have Bill Clinton speak, seeing that he’s still pretty popular. But Elizabeth Warren? She may get the base pumped up, but she’s hardly someone who will bring independents and undecideds on board. Not to mention that she’ll be a constant reminder of Obama’s “You didn’t build that” speech.
The Democrats are trying to pack in all the headline-grabbers they can at their national convention. Elizabeth Warren has been tapped to do the big lead-in for Bill Clinton on the penultimate night at the convention, essentially presenting a “one-two punch” for the Dems, reports the Boston Globe. Warren, like Clinton, is expected to drive home the message that President Obama has what it takes to steer the economy through the storm. The Massachusetts Senate candidate said it will be an “honor” to share the stage with Clinton, and to speak up for the president. (Read More)