I just got back to the no-tell motel, and would have been able to step on Anne Laurie’s post earlier if the cops had not shut down an entire fucking southbound lane of a highway. President Obama was on the “Amer” part of “God Bless America” and I was already rushing for the exits, I am that exhausted. Imani, who seemingly has a bottomless pit of energy is heading back to the PPL to meet Heather. I figure I have a long drive, might as well be smart and get to bed early.
At any rate, the entire thing was just great. John Kerry was awesome, and I saw on my twitter feed that a lot of people were wondering where this John Kerry came from. What short memories we have, because John Kerry in 2008 gave one of my favorite speeches:
At any rate, the Obama speech was great, and the place was just electric. There was this crazy older woman about 6 rows in front of me down and to the right who just kept screaming “I love you Obama” and “YES WE CAN” and it was really funny and sweet at the same time.
I’ll have more to write about tomorrow night when we get home, but I did want to note that I think I saw the permanently deranged Robert Stacey McCain in the press room at the Arena.