After a crazy day of disunity, Democrats managed to pull it together on the first night of their convention. As I noted on CNN’s “New Day,” it seems like we have two dysfunctional “political” families in America. The difference is that Democrats managed to put on a good face and pull it together during prime time.
The most popular speech of the night, of course, came from First Lady Michelle Obama. Although it was a terrific speech, one part did strike me as especially audacious and hypocritical.
Posted by Matt Lewis on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 5:37 AM
Greetings from Philadelphia, on the eve of the Democratic National Convention. I’m here to cover the events, which look to be possibly just as controversial as last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Speaking of which, I wanted to share a couple of videos from last week. This first one is my response to Donald Trump’s RNC “law and order” speech:
Also, after wrongly picking Newt Gingrich to be Donald Trump’s running mate, I correctly predicted Hillary Clinton would tap Tim Kaine for veep. Here’s a video showing part of my rationale for that:
Posted by Matt Lewis on Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:36 AM
Matt Lewis, currently on the ground at the Republican National Convention, sat down today to discuss the energy in Cleveland, Melania Trump’s speech, what to expect tonight and what really goes on behind the scenes at a convention.
Brian Kinchen, subject of the book, The Long Snapper: A Second Chance, a Super Bowl, a Lesson for Life, talks about going from being a seventh-grade Bible teacher to playing in the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots. (Rebroadcast.)
As a renowned author and profile writer for Playboy Magazine, Lawrence Grobel has rubbed elbows with the biggest celebs in America. But it was always his dream to return to writing novels. In this interview, Grobel chats with Matt about returning to his love of fiction. They also discuss why it’s easier to become a writer today — but harder to get paid for it. (Rebroadcast.)