Inside the DNC Video
Inside the DNC Video Transcript
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>> Okay, it's gonna be really noisy here so look what I have to wear. I've got these things, this molded ear pieces so when they're in I can't hear a thing. I'm gonna bring them home so when my kids start to bug me I'm just gonna put them back. Then I have to put this thing around my head which is actually pretty nice because it didn't ruff my do anyway, so here we are. I think we've got a great position here in the convention hall. Everybody has been talking about how small this place is. It has a sitting capacity of 80,000 and I think what happened is so much of the space has been taken out by the stage that the delegates are really way up high. Hi, how you doing? ^M00:00:54 [ Inaudible Conversation ] ^M00:01:00
>> Hey Tony, how are you. Look, I love conventions and it's a kind of a tradition among journalists that they're supposed to grouse about being here, nothing happens. It's a [inaudible]. Alright, this is true. They've changed functions but they're still, the gathering of two major parties to try to say to the country this is who we think should lead the country.
>> And more often than not something happens where you go my God, four years ago in Boston, who knew that this obscure state senator is gonna get in the podium, below the roof walk [phonetic] and position himself to be the next Democratic nominee for president.
>> It is pretty amazing and the theatrics are fun and even you know the speeches are--will be light to politics. They're fun to listen to and to analyze the platform.
>> The psychodynamics of Bill and Hilary Clinton particularly Bill alone.
>> I mean that will, I really want to see what's he gonna say and how's he gonna say it. ^M00:01:53 [ Music ] ^M00:02:04 [ Background Music ]
>> Okay we have a little bit of the band rehearsing, a little fleet with Mac. Didn't it [inaudible] in their convention? Anyway, so lots of action going on here mostly the 15,000 reporters that I've told you about earlier, they are the ones who are hanging around, so it will be fun. I am your human [inaudible] and I look forward to talking to you guys from the convention, hopefully without the background music.
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