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5:47 PM PT: I have to say, John Kerry is giving a really good speech so far.

5:48 PM PT: "Ask Osama bin Laden if he's better off now than he was four years ago." Ka-pow!

5:49 PM PT:
Re: #AreYouBetterOff ... No.
@BinLadenTheDead via web
5:49 PM PT:
"Ask Osama bin Laden if he's better off than he was four years ago." FACT CHECK: You'll get no response.
@brianbeutler via Janetter for Mac

5:50 PM PT: "The most inexperienced foreign policy twosome to run for president and vice president in decades," Kerry says. "You know, it's unfair to accuse Mitt Romney of not having a position on Afghanistan. He's had every position!"


Obama promised to kill Osama bin Laden: Promise Kept. #obameter #DNC2012
@politifact via HootSuite

5:51 PM PT: "Mr. Romney, here's some advice: before you debate President Obama on foreign policy, you'd better finish the debate with yourself."

5:52 PM PT: Mocks Romney for "tripping all over himself" in London. Calls his trip overseas "a blooper reel."

5:53 PM PT: "He's even blurted out the preposterous notion that Russia is our number one poltical foe. Folks, Sarah Palin talked about how she could see Russia from Alaska. Mitt Romney talks like he's only seen Russia in Rocky IV!"

5:53 PM PT: Zinger after zinger. Knockout blow after knockout blow. Thank God Mitt Romney isn't the Republican version of John Kerry.

5:54 PM PT: Ouch. Slams Mitt Romney for saying nothing about the trips serving our nation overseas in his nomination speech. "They deserve our thanks." Chants of USA, USA, USA.

5:54 PM PT:
It's like John Kerry's been sitting on a big can of whoop-ass for 8 years.
@joshtpm via web
5:55 PM PT:
@dave_jamieson via TweetDeck
5:55 PM PT:
Kerry: "No nominee for president should ever fail in the midst of a war to pay tribute to our troops overseas in his acceptance speech."
@mmurraypolitics via web

5:56 PM PT: Obama-Clinton-Kerry-Biden-Clinton 2012!

5:57 PM PT: Alright, I'm convinced, Democrats might be worth voting for.

5:58 PM PT: Okay, so this is happening: A video at a political convention in America about ending a war. Have you ever seen anything of the sort?

5:59 PM PT:
John Kerry on a mission to turn Mitt Romney intro the GOP caricature of John Kerry.

@sfpelosi via Twitter for iPhone

Mitt Romney actually is what Republicans pretended John Kerry was.

6:02 PM PT: Gabby Giffords leading the pledge was right at the top of the NBC News broadcast coverage of this night of the convention.

6:03 PM PT (Kaili Joy Gray): New thread here.


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