Democratic National Convention liveblogging Day 2, (“It's Shark Week, …”)

Putting this up for the second day in case folks want to share comments in real time. I will update as necessary.

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Trump campaign (chair) is “A Grave Counterintelligence Threat”

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— American Progress (@amprog) August 18, 2020

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— Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) August 18, 2020

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— Carole Cadwalladr (@carolecadwalla) August 18, 2020

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— Julia Davis (@JuliaDavisNews) August 18, 2020

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— Julia Davis (@JuliaDavisNews) August 18, 2020



— MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 18, 2020

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— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) August 18, 2020

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— Jennifer Palmieri (@jmpalmieri) August 18, 2020

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— CAP Action (@CAPAction) August 18, 2020

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— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) August 18, 2020

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— Mashable (@mashable) August 18, 2020

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 1:01:05 AM +00:00 · annieli

“openness, fairness, and inclusion” a rules committee report to the convention precedes the actual opening of the convention on CSpan

Pledge of Allegiance starts it.

opens with trashing Trump over not having a plan for COVID

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 1:15:40 AM +00:00 · annieli

Tracee Ellis Ross (Girlfriends and Black-ish.) will be tonight’s host

Sally Yates (perhaps the next AG), reminds us of the difference between swearing an oath to an individual and swearing an oath to a constitution.

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 1:26:56 AM +00:00 · annieli

Chuck Schumer gets his spot

Caroline Kennedy and Jack Schlossberg!

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 1:36:45 AM +00:00 · annieli

The Carters and Bill Clinton get their spots

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— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 19, 2020

Now the roll of the states. Text Join to 30330

100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 1:40:57 AM +00:00 · annieli

Bob King (former UAW president) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, @AOC nominating speeches for Bernie Sanders
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 1:43:41 AM +00:00 · annieli

Jacquelyn Brittany (NY Times security officer) and Sen. Chris Coons nominating speeches for Joe Biden
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 1:48:01 AM +00:00 · annieli

Roll of the states voting numbers each with the statements reminding us that there are 50 states and 7 territories (GOP idiots mocked PBO for saying “57 states”

It is still fun to hear the delegation’s representative give a brief booster speech, even if it’s without the yells of the delegation.

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 2:23:18 AM +00:00 · annieli

In the age of COVID, celebrations are relatively subdued, but the comparison to the RNC will be doubtless different.

The Ady Barkan piece reminds us how this country must care for everyone.

““The work of democracy is about trying to do together what we cannot do individually,”

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— Steadman™ (@AsteadWesley) August 19, 2020

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 2:44:33 AM +00:00 · annieli

John Kerry and Colin Powell this is a reminder that SecDef and Sec State need to be clearly about the nation

(why yes I would have given Powell’s time to AOC)

But this was a segue to discuss John McCain in the context of Joe Biden

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— 2020 #DemConvention 🇺🇸 (@DemConvention) August 19, 2020

John Legend closes the evening

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— The Hill (@thehill) August 19, 2020

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 · 3:15:49 AM +00:00 · annieli

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— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) August 19, 2020

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— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) August 19, 2020

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