Hillary Clinton formally accepted the nomination to be Democratic Party’s standard bearer as their presidential candidate on Thursday evening, and CNN’s America’s Choice 2016 panel couldn’t be happier. “The words that came to my mind were kind of— sturdy, steely,” CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger gushed, “It was not an oratorical masterpiece. It did have its great moments.” Borger continued to praise Clinton:
[See NewsBusters for more.] The not-married Bill Maher on Thursday closed out his live Democratic convention shows by insisting that Bill Clinton can “fuck around” on his wife and still “love her.” He also pleaded for Americans to have a more “European” attitude about such infidelities.
JOSÉ DÍAZ-BALART, ANCHOR, TELEMUNDO: Alba says that the ex-Secretary of State feels more comfortable in smaller groups.
MÓNICA ALBA, CORRESPONDANT, TELEMUNDO: I think that an erroneous idea that people have is that she doesn't like talking to people. Me, when I've been able to speak with her, or when I have been able to interview her I think she's very different with smaller groups and in conversations like that, more intimate.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE NARRATOR: Hillary Clinton made her debut as a speaker at the Democratic Convention in Chicago in 1996, in support of her husband Bill Clinton, who sought his reelection to the Presidency. 20 years later, Hillary Clinton returns to the Democratic Convention to accept her historic nomination to the Presidency.
[See NewsBusters for more.] MSNBC on Thursday night offered a movie trailer-style promo, complete with dramatic music and exciting visuals to tout the “United” Democrats “embracing history.” This is quite the contrast to the opening video to last week’s Republican National Convention.
CNN earned their moniker as the Clinton News Network on Thursday as they awaited the highly anticipated speech to be delivered by Chelsea Clinton at the Democratic National. The America’s Choice 2016 panel gushed as they reminisced about Chelsea and were awe struck by her transformation from an “awkward little girl” to “a remarkable young woman.” “I sort of feel like all of us are kind of god parents of Chelsea,” stated Bill Press.