Michelle Obama & $16Trillion: The DNC Day 2 in Tweets
Day Two of the Democratic National Convention -- the first day of speeches on the floor -- featured rousing speeches by Newark Mayor Cory Booker, veteran and Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth, Minority Whip Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Women of the House, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, and First Lady Michelle Obama -- not to mention some controversy over a video tribute to Ted Kennedy and a speech by Nancy Keenan of the National Abortion Rights League (and the cutest animated GIF to come out of either convention so far).
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For those not following the live streams on BarackObama.com, the videos on YouTubePolitics, and the #DNC2012 hashtag on Twitter -- can you tell I wish I were in Charlotte? -- here's a cross-sampling of the conversation on Twitter.
And Twitter was definitely watching:
— Twitter Government (@gov) September 5, 2012
On the National Deficit
It's official. America is now 16 trillion dollars in debt. hotair.com/archives/2012/…
— Meghan McCain (@McCainBlogette) September 4, 2012
— Elise Tollefson (@EliseTollefson) September 4, 2012