Clinton's Cannonball Run
Chicago may be the Windy City, but you wouldn't know it from the gentle rhetorical breezes wafting through the United Center, the arena that housed the Aug. 26-29 Democratic National Convention. In place of gusty oratory from podium-thumping pols, television viewers saw a feel-good production designed more for empathy than raw politics. Often, delegates sat transfixed before giant television screens, watching a procession of "real people" tell their stories of caring, community, and triumph over tragedy. For many, this emotional rite eased memories of Chicago '68, a convention torn by division. Instead of tear gas, Chicago '96 saw cleansing tears.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.
- These Guys Want to Lend You Money Against Your Bitcoin
- Fed Raises Rates, Eyes Three 2018 Hikes as Yellen Era Nears End
- This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Tesla’s to Market
- Bitcoin Points Way to ‘Massive Change’ for Commodity Businesses
- Famed Short-Seller Jim Chanos Says Tesla Headed for ‘Brick Wall’