The current president has cloaked America in darkness for much too long. Too much anger. Too much fear. Too much division.
Here and now, I give you my word: If you entrust me with the presidency, I will draw on the best of us not the worst. I will be an ally of the light not of the darkness.
It was as fine an acceptance speech as any I’ve ever heard or read, and I think that ally of the light is going to remembered long after this era is over. It’s just a lovely way of phrasing something we all kinda know: this is a good v. evil election.
This is as close as Joe came to calling out Lord Damp Nut by name, and it definitely has a bit of Lord of the Rings imagery:
The current president has cloaked America in darkness for much too long. Too much anger. Too much fear. Too much division. …
May history be able to say that the end of this chapter of American darkness began here tonight as love and hope and light joined in the battle for the soul of the nation.
The Un-Convention has a lot going for it; we’ve mentioned that it focused so much more on We The People than on the pontificating politicians, the Roll Call Vote as a travelogue is an absolute hit, but here’s something that Axios noted in the their morning email thingie in a series of tweets: the dang thing was hella short! And that is ALWAYS good news!
I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you that Brayden Harrington was the emotional highlight of last night; if you didn’t see it, it’s worth the 2 minutes of your time.
There were many other fine moments, but Brayden gave us a powerful testimonial about Handsome Joe’s kindness and decency. The over-arching theme of the Biden candidacy is, “I Am You.”
Next week we will have American Carnage: More Carnage. Gird yer loins!