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"It's Arithmetic": The Best of Bill Clinton's DNC Speech, in One Infographic

Friday, September 07, 2012 By Adam Peck, ThinkProgress | Report
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Last night, President Bill Clinton formally nominated President Obama for a second term at the Time Warner Center in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina in a fiery, energetic speech that had the DNC crowd roaring from the moment he stepped on stage.

For nearly 50 minutes, Clinton reminded voters of the challenges Obama inherited in 2009, and highlighted the ways in which the administration and Democrats in congress helped put the economy on a path towards recovery. To drive home the point, Clinton employed a running tally of both the Obama White House's and the Republican party's record on private sector jobs over the last 50 years:

Clinton's Speech Infographic

Originally published on ThinkProgress.

Adam Peck

Adam Peck is a Reporter/Blogger for Think Progress at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Adam grew up just outside of New York City, and attended Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism. Before joining Think Progress, Adam was an intern at Countdown with Keith Olbermann at MSNBC in New York, and at Campus Progress in Washington, D.C. He was also the founder and editor of Think Magazine, the largest collegiate news organization on Long Island. His work has appeared in The New York Times, CNN and the BBC.


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"It's Arithmetic": The Best of Bill Clinton's DNC Speech, in One Infographic

Friday, September 07, 2012 By Adam Peck, ThinkProgress | Report
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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Last night, President Bill Clinton formally nominated President Obama for a second term at the Time Warner Center in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina in a fiery, energetic speech that had the DNC crowd roaring from the moment he stepped on stage.

For nearly 50 minutes, Clinton reminded voters of the challenges Obama inherited in 2009, and highlighted the ways in which the administration and Democrats in congress helped put the economy on a path towards recovery. To drive home the point, Clinton employed a running tally of both the Obama White House's and the Republican party's record on private sector jobs over the last 50 years:

Clinton's Speech Infographic

Originally published on ThinkProgress.

Adam Peck

Adam Peck is a Reporter/Blogger for Think Progress at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Adam grew up just outside of New York City, and attended Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism. Before joining Think Progress, Adam was an intern at Countdown with Keith Olbermann at MSNBC in New York, and at Campus Progress in Washington, D.C. He was also the founder and editor of Think Magazine, the largest collegiate news organization on Long Island. His work has appeared in The New York Times, CNN and the BBC.


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