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Evaluation: Hillary Clinton’s Acceptance Speech

As I did last week for Donald Trump, I’m evaluating Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech solely on how well it communicated its positions to the audience. I’m not going to critique her political positions, so don’t be disappointed if my comments don’t line up with whatever your feelings are about Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party. Let’s start with the …

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Evaluation: Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comAs I did in 2008 and 2012, I’m evaluating the acceptance speeches of the two major party candidates at their conventions. I’m evaluating them based solely on how well they communicated their positions to their audiences. I’m not going to critique their political positions. But with Donald Trump, it’s hard not to. …

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Evaluation: Barack Obama’s Acceptance Speech

Now, it’s President Obama’s turn. As with Governor Romney’s acceptance speech, I’m not going to talk about the political issues or do any fact-checking. I’m just looking at how effectively President Obama gave his speech. The challenge incumbents face in a reelection is that they start off on defense. They must convince voters to keep …

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Evaluation: Mitt Romney’s Acceptance Speech

The keys to an inspirational speech are to understand the audience’s moods and needs and address them. In that respect, Mitt Romney did a great job in his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention. In my evaluation, I’m not going to talk about the political issues or do any fact-checking. There is no shortage …

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The speech of the conventions

Someone gave me a one-star rating on my post evaluating Donald Trump’s acceptance speech. I don’t know if it was a Trump opponent who didn’t think I was sufficiently critical or a Trump supporter who didn’t think I was sufficiently worshipful. It doesn’t matter because, for me, Trump’s was not the most impactful speech of …

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