On the second night of the Democratic Convention, delegates were treated to a show of unity rarely seen in U.S. politics. Sure the skeptics will cast doubt on the sincerity of her speech. Republicans will claim that she spoke for the next time. But last night, in the land where baseball is the national sport, Hillary Clinton hit a grand slam.
In what can only be described as an intelligent, elegant, and hard-hitting speech, Hillary showed her grit and her stature as a leader. The Democrats owe her a great deal. She touched all the bases and drew the distinctions needed for the voter. The speech was clever but most of all, it was truly inspirational. This intelligent and brave woman gave the best speech of her career. Yes, a home run!
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