Former President Bill Clinton gave his long-awaited speech to the 2012 Democratic National Convention. It was officially a speech to nominate President Barack Obama for a second run at the top of the Democratic ticket. But before the speech it was felt Bill Clinton had to make the case for Obama, obliterate some of the GOP charges about Obama that used Clinton to supposedly bolster their case, and put into focus his own legacy and the contrast between the Democratic and Republican viewpoints on the economy and important values. Did he deliver?
Many analysts were calling it one of the best and most effective speeches Bill Clinton ever gave. Some GOPers were saying Clinton only proved he was a good story-teller. Watch the full video below for yourself and decide for yourself and feel free to leave your viewpoint in comments:
Here’s the text of his speech.
UPDATE: Here’s a roundup of some links with reaction to Clinton’s speech.