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Watching the political conventions

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I don’t live, breathe and eat politics like someone I could name whose desk is within spitball range of mine, but I do enjoy the national conventions and I especially like the oratory. The speakers who are able to get a crowd on its feet and audibly responding — like those mesmerized by a tent evangelist — are among my favorites. In 1984, when then-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo delivered the keynote at the Democratic ...


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JIMOCONNOR
September 11, 2012
9:33 a.m.

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I'd like to know the ratio of tv camera shots of whites vs blacks at both events. My interpretation is that the dnc coverage was highly skewed toward blacks. I found it very condescending.

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