I'll be heading to Simply Delicious today at 11 a.m. to drink a cup of coffee and ask the question of the day!
I'll be asking: What do you think of the speeches at the Democratic National Convention?
Party politics aside, one of the things I was most impressed with at the Democratic National Convention was the lineup of women speakers -- the list was long and impressive. Here are a few examples:
Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy (Ret.), first woman to reach rank of three-star general in the U.S. Army
Mary Kay Henry, international president of the Service Employees International Union
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, California, Democratic leader, and first woman Speaker of the House
Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro of Connecticut
Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York
Rep. Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania
Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin
Rep. Nydia M. Velasquez of New York
There were more, of course, but I'd like to top off the list with Elaine Brye, "military mom" of four, who introduce Michelle Obama. It may have been a political ploy, but it was still touching.
Finally, Michelle Obama's speech was beautiful. I think she stole the show, as she did her best to emphasize Obama's past as an average American.
Feel free to join me at Simply Delicious to share your views about the speeches or just comment here.
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