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Democratic Convention Diary Day 1: Michelle rocks the conventioneers and the gun show | The Raw Story

“The skies might have opened up over Charlotte before the main speeches started at the Time Warner Cable Center on Tuesday, but the mood in the hall was less grey skies and cold rain and more like lightning and thunder — and that was before First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage, got the crowd on their feet, made them cry and made them stand yet again with her convention speech. Mitt Romney might have gotten a nudge in the polls after three days of celebrating small business people and his own nice-guy Mormon background, but Michelle Obama took the basic format of Ann Romney’s love speech — “My husband is great!” — and showed how it could be used as a political weapon, not a paean. “via Democratic Convention Diary Day 1: Michelle rocks the conventioneers and the gun show | The Raw Story.

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