It's all about the one

The Democratic National Convention is supposed to pull the party
together, finally, in a great reconciliation and show of unity. How’s
that going at this point?

Sen. Hillary Clinton did her part in that much-anticipated speech.

“Whether you voted for me, or voted for Barack, the time
is now to unite as a single party with a single purpose. We are on the
same team, and none of us can afford to sit on the sidelines,” she
said. “This is a fight for the future, and it’s a fight we must win

But some team players have their own game plan.

In another sign of lingering discord between the Clinton
and Obama camps, FOX News confirmed Wednesday that former President
Bill Clinton will not attend Barack Obama’s Democratic presidential
nomination acceptance speech at Invesco Field in Denver Thursday night.

Which is going to be grandiose, a final crowning of the one chosen by his party to lead.

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s big
speech on Thursday night will be delivered from an elaborate columned
stage resembling a miniature Greek temple.

The campaign continues to go for the dazzling. But the candidate knows its a moment of truth (relatively speaking)….what will he say?

Speaking to reporters in Illinois this week, he took
pains to play down the razzle-dazzle. “I’m not aiming for a lot of high
rhetoric,” he said of his upcoming speech. “I’m much more concerned
with communicating how I intend to help middle-class families live
their lives.

From a Greek temple?


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