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On the officially accepting his party's nomination for president so it is a done deal right now making the case that he has the better plan.
For leading America back to prosperity contrasting his vision for the future.
But the last four years under President Obama the Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan writing a column with the headline quote Republicans joined the battle.
After a shaky start.
The convention hits it's -- let's ask bill maker -- a speechwriter for president George W.
Bush and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal whether or not he feels the same way bill what are your thoughts.
Yeah I I agree with Peggy look if you're speechwriter.
You're you're very aware of the grim business that the day after.
Your product goes on the air you have all these people from the outside criticizing and so forth and finding little parts they didn't like.
I thought this is remarkably effective.
-- on tend to be a person that thinks that speeches are over -- I mean it's not just a speech -- the whole package of what the convention message was the youth and vigor in some ways it's very different.
From the last campaign and that the roles are reversed you have you have Paul Ryan very young and -- we have all those governors young -- new generation.
And the last time you know we had John McCain just -- little.
-- old and cranky against this very attractive.
Candidate on the other side.
So this is one speech and we expect several others speech is ready not -- as big of a platform.
But important over the next several weeks so as a professional speechwriter and wade tell that Ronnie after this speech -- -- he town to try to accomplish in the next several weeks.
I think -- to be himself and he has to explain as best I thought he did a very good.
Job of not personalizing.
The the issue with Obama you know not attacking his character something but attacking his policies -- -- he -- an excellent job on that.
And he stayed on message luck in general I think governor Romney gives -- some very good speeches he's never going to be the -- the -- you know much less Ronald Reagan.
But he sounded a lot of those themes in -- in in his own way and the only advice I would have is I think for almost all speeches.
I would just cut them by ten to 20%.
Because I think there's a lot of good stuff in there and sometimes -- -- stepped on by the length.
You know that's like telling.
And music anchor to -- a signature -- don't want -- don't get any good.
It's hard to beat us that when I work that's been writing.
And the speeches went out for comments everyone added you know once attracted -- less is more.
Less is more I'm gonna get sick here the other appearances in just a second to speaking unless it's more but one of the criticisms.
Mitt -- speech is written by Jonathan more -- and political and he Politico and what he said is.
What was notably noticeably lacking was much of an explanation of his policies and how that help improve the lives.
Of Americans that's been a general consensus if you look at some criticism today bill what do you think about that should be dug deeper -- -- come down areas.
Now I and that that's not a place for detailed policy.
What we're in is a clash of visions I think President Obama would agree on that and the broad vision that Mitt Romney is bringing to the American people.
Is that we can be better than we are now we need out of step the status quo.
And we just need to free people in the classic American why.
And let them use her talents and abilities to improve their own lives and lift their families and so I think I think actually more policy.
Would have been a problem that's you you explain that during the campaign there's going to be a lot of ads if people don't know.
The difference between these two candidates now I don't know where they've been that the the very different philosophies they have -- -- -- philosophy of Julia and government.
And the other is philosophy of liberation letting people's talents.
-- to lift themselves.
So let's talk a little bit about the elephant in the room or perhaps the -- -- -- -- any -- Yeah we were I was watching with money my kids in my my parents and so forth I didn't see the chair right away I mean -- -- -- doing this get.
So I couldn't tell whether he was responding to someone.
Shouting -- him from the front row look it it it did it didn't work I think even.
Clint Eastwood has to rehearsed you know even dirty Harry needs some practice is sometimes.
But I don't think it was big army had some good lines about you know when you're not doing the job you -- go.
You know I think he went on a little too long in the -- -- work but in the scheme of things it's not very big.
You know bill was interesting as watching this -- along with our viewers on our dot com covering -- live chat going.
And so I have all of our viewers weighing any could have a conversation with that and then I was watching Twitter and all the professional opinion -- Emmanuel.
And our viewers that were watching last night really enjoyed at the professional opinion -- that are writing on the editorials today.
Not so much yeah -- so that means moving -- I think that's true and a lot of the convention I mean I think a lot of things.
The people there seemed to enjoy it I think there is a disconnect between what people are looking for as a pundit or something that doesn't mean people.
You know when I was in the White House -- you do you worked on his speech and you have a thousand people.
You know competing to get their thoughts in and then you deliver and someone says well what's missing from this or what's missing from that.
That's not how the average person.
Received there kind of judging the whole thing and their reaction and I I think Mitt Romney achieved is that purposes last.
It doesn't interesting observation we look forward to having on -- next week as well we get a lot of speeches from Democrats see we have say things got so thank you.
You know when you're campaigning for.
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