Prior to President Barack Obama’s marathon 54 minute speech in Ohio today, the Obama campaign sent our several statements promising the speech would be a major address framing the campaign going forward. Despite the hype, the speech was mainly a rehash of themes and ideas from the president’s recent stump speeches and his remarks were widely panned as overly long by the political press corps. ...When you're a Democrat and you've lost MSNBC, you're in big, big trouble.
Before the speech was over, Politico’s Mike O’Brien begged the president to stop.
On the air, MSNBC’s Jonathan Alter said it was “one of the worst speeches I’ve ever heard Barack Obama make.” He refused to back down.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Mitt Romney spoke for 18 minutes in a speech that was one of his best. He was followed in another part of Ohio by Barack Obama who spoke for 54 minutes and received these kinds of reviews:
Posted by Rick Moore on 6/14/2012