Condoleezza Rice grades Ann Romney, Chris Christie speeches
Former secretary of state reacts
- Duration 7:49
- Date Aug 29, 2012
Former secretary of state reacts
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-- just bring in former secretary of state Condoleezza rise.
Because a lot of people.
Wondering how do you handle the situation here you've got the convention where people are whooping and hollering and -- the same time you have potential damage and potential lives.
-- know not necessarily -- so.
Great I think every American he is indeed focused on what's going on.
-- in and around the Marlins so these people have been through enough.
My my father's family is from Louisiana and I think we just all hold them in our prayers sent out hope that this will all come out for the best but it's a difficult time.
And I let him last night when -- he started her presentation she had lived and talk for about a minute about the storm bearing down on Louisiana at that point.
That was ad -- And there she is coming -- right there for her presentation if you missed -- she really stole the show a lot of the bloggers and commentators and columnists are saying.
And her message was clear I've known Mitt Romney for 42 years and you can trust him to fix America.
-- -- -- -- Yeah first to tell you that he's the most fortunate man in the world he had to loving parents who gave him strong values and -- and the value work.
He had the chance to get the education his father never had.
Box as his partner on this amazing journey.
I can tell you Mitt Romney was not handed success.
He'd -- -- I read somewhere that -- I have a storybook marriage.
Well let me tell you something in the story books I read.
They're never Wear a long long rainy winter afternoons in a house with five -- screaming at once.
And those -- -- never seem to have a chapters called MS or breast cancer.
A storybook marriage nope not at all what Mitt Romney -- I had is a real marriage.
And decent man for what he -- he's warm and loving and patient.
This is the man America needs.
-- is the man -- Wake up every day -- the determination to solve the problems that others say can't be -- his fix what others say it's beyond repair.
This is a man who work harder than anyone so that we can work a little less hard.
I can't tell you what will happen over the next four years but I can only stand here tonight as a wife and a mother and a grandmother -- -- American.
And made you this solemn commitment.
This man will not fail.
The Pentagon tonight -- here in there and obviously sitting next to them after Mitt Romney came out on stage with her.
What was it like to be so close to the end at all it was wonderful person -- was amazing.
Solid human -- down to.
Really communicated that that in our lives -- The -- out -- chapter and that not having breast cancer.
Not having MS and it's you realize that this -- -- family that's held together through a lot that I never seen anyone.
Like Mitt Romney went nicely came into that box he was -- real life yeah -- had a wonderful.
And then they have a chance again you're sitting right next so you and has not talked to admit yet about the speeches reflection of -- was happy.
And they wonder about the governor's reaction to the other governor as the keynote address.
But in the in the big picture I saw some themes and right up top as one of the reasons you're going to be speaking tonight.
Hey -- women don't forget the Republican parties adhere to what message has to get across that this convention be successful for with the women vote.
Well first of all that women are concerned about the things that all Americans are concerned about the state of our economy joblessness.
The debt because the women -- that we are mortgaging the future of generations to come.
Of course women want to know what that these -- this is a party.
That welcomes -- you had a parade of very successful women who are making their way in the Republican Party.
And so I think the message is getting through not by saying a lot.
But simply by what's being communicated by who's here who's speaking.
The great young women who are coming up believing their State's leading us maybe it's a very good message for women.
Madam secretary jury and Romney's comments.
The thought I was watching the Fox News coverage.
And -- with the best coverage on television I might add that they took you a couple of times and at one point it looked like you're tearing up a little bit.
-- absolutely Clinton -- and Romney talked about that chapter.
With MS have breast cancer you know my mother -- breast cancer and any family that goes through that knows that there's a new normal after that.
And I could just see in and -- love and concern that I find my own family and so -- it was quite a wonderful moment.
Since it is terrific season because you're talking about this -- ability yes a lot of people have said that Mitt Romney maybe doesn't have that -- canned speech would help to.
Humanize him so you felt -- in your gut we'll have to see how the voters felt about it in the meantime governor Chris Christie from New Jersey.
-- -- -- looking forward to what he was gonna say you never quite know that's that's what might come out of the governor's mouth.
I -- even hit on the mark.
You be the judge wouldn't it have another.
It doesn't matter how we got here there's enough blame to go around what matters is what we do now that seat.
I know we can fix our problems.
When there are people in the room who care more about doing the job they were elected to do than they -- worry about winning reelection.
It's possible to work together to achieve principled compromised -- get results for the people who gave us these jobs in the first place.
I know we can be the men and women our country calls -- us to be tonight.
I believe in American -- history tonight.
We choose the path that is always the -- nation's history tonight.
We finally and firmly answer the call that so many generations have had the courage to answer before us.
We stand up for Mitt Romney as the next president of United States had together.
-- together everybody together.
He will -- -- up once again.
For American greatness for our children and grandchildren.
God bless you and god bless America.
A lot of it took from his speech.
Is -- -- listen -- there's going to be some unpopular moves that have to be made by the next president.
By governor Romney.
-- loopholes closed that you counted on -- believes -- grown up enough to do it -- -- get across solid absolutely got across because Chris Christie stands for.
Truth telling in that to the American people about what we have ahead of us.
Americans know that we don't have an easy road to deal with entitlements to deal with the state of the economy to deal with the -- they know that.
And he gave a speech that Americans were gonna treat you like grownups.
We're going to enlist you as Americans -- that this marvelous heritage.
Up having dealt with difficult circumstances and come through them.
We're going to enlist you in solving our problems together I thought it was a massive holes and yet the anniversary of the war of 1812 I mean think about that he got the -- the United States in the White House burning I think we've been through tough and there are a lot we don't even --