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It's rocks.  We're not used to seeing this.  We're not used to Democrats not being surrounded by two or three Republican blowhards.  Tonight we saw what Free Range Democrats look and sound like.

Everyone is talking about Michelle Obama's Speech and well they should. E.J. Dionne at the Washington Post.

CHARLOTTE - The most devastating attack on Mitt Romney at Tuesday’s Democratic Convention came from Michelle Obama, who did not mention Romney’s name and said not a single cross thing about him.

She devastated him by implication. If Romney was the son of privilege, she and her husband were anything but. What she said directly is that Barack Obama understands people who are struggling. What she didn’t have to say is Mitt Romney doesn’t.

But there were others that were nearly as powerful, nearly as biting and every bit as heart rending.

There was Gov. Deval Patrick, Mitt Romney successor.

There was Kal Penn's Hilarous Speach.

My best job was working for the man who gave the order to take out Bil Laden, and is cool with us all getting gay married. Thank you invisible man in the chair.
Stacey Lihn told the heartbreaking story of how the Affordable Care Act saved her daughters life.

Governor Ted Strickland Ripped Mitt Romney in teeny tiny bits of patte' as he explained how the President saved the U.S. auto Industry while Governor Romney would have Fired and Outsourced it.

Lilly Ledbetter talking about the Equal Pay Bill that bears her name.

Each of these people gave real life examples of what Democrats and the President have done and what they will do in the future.  They showed what direction they would take the country in contrast to what we saw in Tampa.

8:50 AM PT: Also check out these diaries on the speeches.

#DNC2012 Convention Speeches for Tuesday Sept 4, 2012 - PART I

#DNC2012 Convention Speeches for Tuesday Sept 4, 2012 - PART II

#DNC2012 Convention Speeches for Tuesday Sept 4, 2012 - PART III

11:27 AM PT: By Popular Demand - Tammy Duckworth

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