About 43 minutes.
He rallied the troops & bolstered the faithful. He even got me to pay attention, and I've made no secret about not being thrilled about him.
Other people aren't thrilled about him either, but for different reasons.
Like the NEA:
"When a public school fails to meet its obligations to students, parents deserve a choice in the education of their children. And I intend to give it to them. Some may choose a better public school. Some may choose a private one. Many will choose a charter school. But they will have that choice and their children will have that opportunity."
"We have dealt a serious blow to al Qaeda in recent years. But they are not defeated, and they’ll strike us again if they can. Iran remains the chief state sponsor of terrorism and on the path to acquiring nuclear weapons."
And ego-centric tree huggers:
"We are going to stop sending $700 billion a year to countries that don’t like us very much. We will attack the problem on every front. We will produce more energy at home. We will drill new wells offshore, and we’ll drill them now. We will build more nuclear power plants. We will develop clean coal technology. We will increase the use of wind, tide, solar and natural gas. We will encourage the development and use of flex fuel, hybrid and electric automobiles.
Senator Obama thinks we can achieve energy independence without more drilling and without more nuclear power. But Americans know better than that."
"Nice speech. Now what do we do?" "Just be yourselves...."
The violent, anarchist nutjobs were too busy getting arrested to hear McCain's speech. Of course. Total dipstick count: about 400.
And true to lib fashion, when you cull the leaders, the herd wanders aimlessly.
"The crowd didn't know what to do after all the leaders of the demonstration were arrested," said Meredith Aby, spokeswoman for the Anti-War Committee, a grass-roots organization based in the Twin Cities that advocates nonviolence. She had left and was not arrested.
That smell you smell is the aclu