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I could only watch the first fifteen minutes, which were phenomenal, before I had to go to the back bedroom and wrangle the boy. Salad Eater cried through the whole thing. She said it was beautiful and she loved the way he talked about the future he wanted to create for his daughters.

I hope he wins.

edited to add: Because rosefox reminded me--Like her, I kept waiting for a gun shot. In fact, I was a little sick to my stomach with the fear that it might happen.



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Aug. 29th, 2008 11:10 am (UTC)
waiting for a gun shot

No, they got that bunch ahead of time. That would have been too obvious.

If he's elected, Then we need to worry. Secret service is going to have to rotate people onto paranoia leave every couple of weeks.
Aug. 29th, 2008 05:56 pm (UTC)
how dare you think that my state would let an assassination take place!
Aug. 29th, 2008 06:13 pm (UTC)
Hey, what do I know about your state except what you tell me about your (former) book group?
Aug. 29th, 2008 06:19 pm (UTC)
yeah, okay. I take it back. Seriously, we were lucky no one was killed.
Aug. 29th, 2008 07:01 pm (UTC)
The small ones here distracted me only briefly, so I caught all but a few sentences. I urge you to tune-in on YouTube.

I, too, was moved to tears in several sections -- or at least to misty eyes. I have begun to hope. Rather than pad myself against criticism by saying that I feel I should be more cynical or that I've been let down in the past or what have you, I'm just going to wear this one on my sleeve, because I really have begun to hope. You won't "hear" me mention it on the BG blog, though, which I feel should be completely separate from political and religious discussions.

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