Taegan Goddard NAILS IT:
President Obama’s acceptance speech sounded more like a State of the Union address than the soaring rhetoric he used to rally the Democratic conventions in 2004 and 2008. But it was exactly what polls suggest people wanted: Specific plans and proposals for a second term.
Obama also made a persuasive case that things are better today than they were four years ago. It’s not an easy one to make but he was helped tremendously last night by Bill Clinton and tonight by Joe Biden.
The Obama campaign wanted this election to be a stark choice ...