Conversations With The Moon.

Measured. Professional. Authoritative. Presidential. Safe.

President Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte was…okay.

I expected more.  I expected passion.  I expected fire.  Or did I?  Things have changed a lot since that day in Denver 4 years ago.  Gone was the intensity.  Make no mistake, last night the President made a quality speech.  About the issues that speak to me.  He’s my President. I will likely vote for him again.  It’s just that…there was something missing.

I tossed and turned in bed last night and continued to try to put my finger on what it was about the speech that let me down.  At the end of the day, for me, the speech lacked the heart and soul, the immediacy of speeches I’ve seen this President give in the past.  That Bill Clinton set the bar perhaps too high the day before is inconsequential…

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