Since I know some of you are G&S aficionados. One has to grant the Combover Caligula a certain talent: He really puts the embarrassment in an embarrassment of riches.
Meanwhile, among the serious people, the Clinton campaign has released a preview of the convention speakers:
Monday: United Together
Featuring First Lady Michelle Obama, Senator Bernie Sanders and DREAMer Astrid Silva
Monday will focus on putting the future of American families front and center and how we’re stronger together when we build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top and when everyone has a chance to live up to their God-given potential. DREAMer Astrid Silva will share her story and her fight to keep families together.
Tuesday: A Lifetime of Fighting for Children and Families
Featuring President Bill Clinton and Mothers of the Movement
Tuesday will feature the roll call vote and how Hillary has spent her entire career working to make a difference for children, families, and our country. The Mothers of the Movement participating include Gwen Carr, Mother of Eric Garner; Sybrina Fulton, Mother of Trayvon Martin; Maria Hamilton, Mother of Dontré Hamilton; Lucia McBath, Mother of Jordan Davis; Lezley McSpadden, Mother of Michael Brown; Cleopatra Pendleton-Cowley, Mother of Hadiya Pendleton; Geneva Reed-Veal, Mother of Sandra Bland.
Wednesday: Working Together
Featuring President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden
On Wednesday speakers will take an in-depth look at just how high the stakes are in this election and how Hillary has the experience and steadiness to bring people together to tackle the big challenges and get real results.
Thursday: Stronger Together
Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton
On the final day of the convention, Hillary will speak about her vision for our country – her belief that we are stronger together and that America is at its best when we work together to solve our problems…
Of course the RNC released its preliminary speakers list on Thursday: Veterans, Political Outsiders, Faith Leaders, Trump Family Members Lead Non-Conventional Speakers Line-Up Emphasizing Real World Experience. The most recognizable names seem to be Peter “Gawker Must Die” Thiel (NYMag: “All aboard the Straight Talk Express 2, which is now a privately funded space shuttle whose engine fails in low orbit”), Chairman Reince “It’s In My Job Description” Priebus, Speaker Paul “Just Shoot Me” Ryan, Mitch “I Already Got the Job I Want” McConnell, Scott “Remind Me” Walker, Chris “Worst Night in A Bad Month” Christie, Newt “You Think I Can’t Hold A Grudge?” Gingrich, and… Ted Cruz.
Were I in the Secret Service, I would most certainly search that guy for sharp implements and rare untraceable poisons…