Money quote: “In business, if you don’t move rapidly, you are out of business. You are finished. We want a president who operates at business speed not government speed. President Obama says he deserves reelection because his economic policies have worked. Not in this universe they haven’t.”
Like the man himself, Portman’s convention speech was plain and a little nerdy, but very effective. He offered a strong critique of Obama’s economic policies and even dropped in a few flattering references to his home state of Ohio. The speech wasn’t an ego-fest like Chris Christie’s though. Portman was speaking for his party and his candidate, and the overall effect was flattering.
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