DNC Live Blog: Gabby Looks Radiant and Good Bye to Geraldine, Day 3 Part 2Posted: September 6, 2012
Gabby Giffords Reciting the Pledge of Allegiance moved many to tears.
The Republicans had Clint Eastwood, 82, and the empty chair. The Democrats are going in the opposite direction with a line of “surprise” celebrity speakers, all female, all under 40.
Eva Longoria, 37, is scheduled to take the stage after Caroline Kennedy. Also rumored to appear are actresses Scarlett Johansson, 27; Natalie Portman, 31; and Kerry Washington, 35.
There’s been a moment of FOO and there will be moments of EW&F and Mary J. Blige.
Charlie Crist didn’t do so well. But, there’s a lot of focus on Veterans tonight. They even played the Obama got Osama card in prime time. Senator John Kerry started the Vet’s salute off. There many Vets in the audience sporting the various garb worn by the band of brothers and sisters. John Kerry nailed Mitt Romney as a flip flopper.
It’s amazing to see the Democrats showing pictures of a war and saluting Veterans while the Republicans were silent last week. The world must be upside down.
So, here we go with Joe Biden as Biden staffers pass out “fired up, ready for Joe” signs. Dr. Biden was introduced by a Angie Flores a student at Miami Dade College in Florida. There are certainly some wonderful young women standing up on the stage this year.
Meanwhile, Here’s your zen thought of the day: