The eyeball counters at Nielsen REPORT that President Obama’s acceptance speech attracted five million-plus more television viewers than Mitt Romney’s oration of a week earlier — even though Fox News Channel’s ratings for the Obama speech were relatively weak. (Apparently, lots of Fox regulars didn’t want to see that foreign-born, terrorist-loving, America-hating Muslim usurper.)
President Barack Obama can beat rival Mitt Romney as a television draw, but can’t eclipse his old self.
The Nielsen company said 35.7 million people watched the final night of the Democratic convention on Thursday between 10 and 11 p.m. Eastern time. That’s when the president ...