Off The Buss contributor Kristen Taylor reports on HuffPost:
HuffPost Off The Bus bloggers used the new Convention Mention Meter to track talking points in real time, showing that the main focus of Tuesday’s remarks was the economy. The term was mentioned over 100 times in total, dropped into almost every speech and often discussed along with the need for a “robust” middle class. Newark Mayor Cory Booker mentioned the economy seven times, wrapping it into the platform motto in the first line of his speech: “Our platform, crafted by Democrats, is not about partisanship but pragmatism,” he said, “not about left or right, but about moving America and our economy forward.”
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This counters the Republican claim that the Democrats didn’t mention the economy last night during the first day of the DNC.
Former NYC mayor RUDY GIULIANI, trying to explain why Paul Ryan’s remarks during the RNC weren’t, um, absolutely accurate.
Tampa. Home of facepalm trees.
(via The Daily Show)